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Fred Korematsu speaks up / Laura Atkins and Stan Yogi ; illustrated by Yutaka Houlette.

Atkins, Laura, (author.). Yogi, Stan, (author.).

Available copies

  • 2 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 4 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria j341.67 ATK (Text) 37521530852575 AMPL Juvenile New Nonfiction Shelf Checked out 10/06/2017
Eckhart PL - The Third Place Teen Library J 341.6 ATK (Text) 840191002458413 Temporary Children's Nonfiction - Inquire at Staff Desk Canceled Transit -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello J 341.6 ATK (Text) 37743002218404 Children New Book Shelf Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville YOUTH BIO KOR (Text) 37323005342707 YOUTH_BIO Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781597143684
  • ISBN: 1597143685
  • Physical Description: 103 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Berkeley, California : Heyday, [2017]

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary, etc.: "Fred Korematsu liked listening to music on the radio, playing tennis, and hanging around with his friends--just like lots of other Americans. But everything changed when the United States went to war with Japan in 1941 and the government forced all people of Japanese ancestry to leave their homes on the West Coast and move to distant prison camps. This included Fred, whose parents had immigrated to the United States from Japan many years before. But Fred refused to go. He knew that what the government was doing was unfair. And when he got put in jail for resisting, he knew he couldn't give up. Inspired by the award-winning book for adults Wherever There's a Fight, the Fighting for Justice series introduces young readers to real-life heroes and heroines of social progress. The story of Fred Korematsu's fight against discrimination explores the life of one courageous person who made the United States a fairer place for all Americans, and it encourages all of us to speak up for justice."--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Korematsu, Fred, 1919-2005 > Trials, litigation, etc. > Juvenile literature.
Japanese Americans > Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 > Juvenile literature.
Japanese Americans > Civil rights > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.

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