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Sylvia & Aki

Author: Winifred Conkling
Publisher: Berkeley : Tricycle Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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At the start of World War II, Japanese-American third-grader Aki and her family are sent to an internment camp in Poston, Arizona, while Mexican-American third-grader Sylvia's family leases their Orange County, California, farm and begins a fight to stop school segregation.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Winifred Conkling
ISBN: 9781582463971 1582463972 9781582463377 1582463379
OCLC Number: 651153669
Awards: Tomas Rivera Mexican-American Children's Book Award Winner, 2012
Description: vii, 151 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: pt. 1. California and Arizona 1941 --
pt. 2. California and Arizona 1944-1945 --
Epilogue. California 1955.
Other Titles: Sylvia and Aki
Responsibility: Winifred Conkling.

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At the start of World War II, Japanese-American third-grader Aki and her family are sent to an internment camp in Poston, Arizona, while Mexican-American third-grader Sylvia's family leases their Orange County, California, farm and begins a fight to stop school segregation.

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