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Japanese American Internment

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Published by Houghton Mifflin School .
Written in English


  • History - Military & Wars,
  • History - United States/20th Century,
  • People & Places - United States - Asian American,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 10-12)

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ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9534481M
ISBN 100618017488
ISBN 109780618017485

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  Japanese American Internment Camp Book List and Resources. Febru March 7, jnjfroisland. Educating about the Japanese Internment Camps. I went to public school from kindergarten through graduate school and was never taught about the Japanese Internment camps. I knew about their existence because of my dad’s experience in a camp.   This book relays the factual details of the Japanese internment camps in the United States during World War II. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of a child at an internment camp, a Japanese-American soldier, and a worker at the Manzanar War Relocation : Ann Matsuuchi. Internment of Japanese Americans consists of six chapters, preceded by a foreword that serves as a general introduction to the "World History Series", an illustrated chronology, and a brief introduction to the topic of Japanese American forced removal and incarceration titled "Altered Lives." Chapter One, "Background to Evacuation," covers Japanese immigration and the anti-Japanese movement.   "Internment is a visceral, essential book, both horrifying and hopeful. cautionary tale for our times draws parallels between the situation Muslim Americans face today and the horrors of the Japanese American internment. School Library Journal ★ ISBN:

The internment of Japanese Americans in the United States during World War II was the forced relocation and incarceration in concentration camps in the western interior of the country of about , people of Japanese ancestry, most of whom lived on the Pacific -two percent of the internees were United States citizens. These actions were ordered by President Franklin D. Roosevelt Location: Western United States, and parts of .   The storyline of Internment has numerous references and comparisons (some subtle and some with explanations) to the deportation of Jews during the Holocaust and the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, which some readers may not immediately understand. But this offers an excellent opportunity for teens and parents to talk about 5/5. Between and , thousands of Japanese Americans were, regardless of U.S. citizenship, required to evacuate their homes and businesses and move to remote war relocation and internment camps run by the U.S. government. The Children of Topaz: The Story of a Japanese-American Internment Camp Based on a Classroom Diary by Michael O. Tunnell and George W. Chilcoat | out of 5 stars