Dear Miss Breed : true stories of the Japanese American incarceration during World War II and a librarian who made a difference / by Joanne Oppenheim ; foreward by Elizabeth Kikuchi Yamada ; afterword by Snowden Becker
Book | Scholastic | 2006 | First edition.

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Edition
First edition.
Description
287 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (page 282) and index.
Summary
Provides the story of life in a Japanese internment camp during World War II through the correspondence of the children in the camp to their librarian, Miss Clara Breed, who worked on their behalf to show the injustice of their imprisonment.
Contents
Young people in this book -- Introduction: How I met the remarkable Miss Breed -- About the camps -- "We were filled with a terrible fear" -- A second date of infamy -- Welcome to Santa Japanita! -- "Seabiscuit's signature" -- The winners are... -- "Greetings from far-off Poston" -- "Real American children" -- Bitter winter -- "Poston seems like home to me" -- First graduates, class of '43 -- "This place will be...a ghost town!" -- "Courage belongs to no one race" -- "On the threshold of freedom" -- "No price tag for freedom" -- History in a box.
Study Program
Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.4 16.0 104049.
Subject
ISBN
0439569923 alkaline paper
9780439569927 alkaline paper
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