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Title:
Farewell to Manzanar
Annotation:
Along with 10,000 other Japanese Americans, seven-year-old Jeanne Wakatsuki grew up behind barbed wire, under searchlight towers, and with armed guards. Life in the Japanese internment camps of World War II is portrayed in this balanced, historically accurate account.
Copyright:
2002
Original Copyright:
1973
Translator:
Author:
  • James Houston
  • Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston
Illustrator:
Grade Level Span:
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
Language:
English
Genre:
  • Biography/Autobiography
  • Nonfiction
Classification:
Classic
Culture:
Japanese/Japanese American
Topic:
English-Language Arts/General
Discipline:
History/Social Science
History/Social Science Standards:
HSS 11.7
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