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A fence away from freedom : Japanese Americans and World War II

Author: Ellen Levine
Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Japanese Americans children from World War II tells of how they were taken away from their homes and sent to prison camps because of an evacation order from President Franklin Roosevelt in February 1942.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Personal narratives
Juvenile literature
Personal narratives, American Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ellen Levine
ISBN: 0399226389 9780399226380
OCLC Number: 32312014
Description: x, 260 pages, [14] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: The years before Pearl Harbor --
Pearl Harbor --
On orders from the President: preparation for evacuation --
Life in the camps --
The littlest "enemies" : homeless children --
The forgotten people: Japanese Peruvians in U.S. prison camps --
Nisei soldiers and the fight for democracy overseas --
Resister, no-nos, and renunciants --
Life outside camp --
Setting things to rest.
Responsibility: Ellen Levine.
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Japanese Americans children from World War II tells of how they were taken away from their homes and sent to prison camps because of an evacation order from President Franklin Roosevelt in February 1942.

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