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Dear Miss Breed : true stories of the Japanese American incarceration during World War II and a librarian who made a difference

Author: Joanne Oppenheim
Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Correspondence Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Personal narratives, American Juvenile literature
Named Person: Clara E Breed
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joanne Oppenheim
ISBN: 0439569923 9780439569927
OCLC Number: 56826215
Description: 287 p. : ill. ; 27 cm.
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.
Responsibility: by Joanne Oppenheim ; foreword by Elizabeth Kikuchi Yamada ; afterword by Snowden Becker.

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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.

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