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Desert diary : Japanese American kids behind barbed wire / Michael O. Tunnell.

Available copies

  • 7 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 9 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Fayette Co PL - Connersville J940.53 TUNNELL (Text) 39230032147934 Children New Books Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood KIDS NONFICTION HISTORY WARS WWII INTERNMENT Tunnell (Text) 36626104196555 1st Floor Kids New Checked out 03/01/2021
Hamilton North PL - Cicero Main Branch J 940.5317.c Tunnell, Michael (Text) 78294000278362 J New Non-Fiction Checked out 03/10/2021
Mooresville PL - Mooresville J 940.531 TUN (Text) 37323005532182 NEW-BKS Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library J 940.5317 TUN (Text) 78551000383124 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle J940.53 TUNN (Text) 39231033747979 Children's New Materials Collection Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 940.53 TUNNELL (Text) 39206021663867 J Non-Fiction Available -
Putnam County Public Library - Main j940.53 TUN (Text) 30041002350773 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Scott County PL - Scottsburg J 940.53 TUN (Text) 35830802123686 Kids Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781580897891
  • ISBN: 1580897894
  • Physical Description: ix, 134 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
  • Publisher: Watertown, MA : Charlesbridge, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: "I pledge allegiance" -- Unwanted -- A square mile of desert -- Barracks, mess halls, and latrines -- School days -- The war -- Take me out to the ball game -- Creatures -- Holidays, festivals, and worship -- Is there a doctor in the house? -- Congratulations and condolences, hellos and goodbyes -- Going home -- Epilogue: Moving forward.
Summary, etc.:
"In March 1943, twenty-seven children began third grade in a strange new environment: the Topaz Relocation Center in Utah. Together with their teacher, Miss Yamauchi, these uprooted young Americans began keeping a classroom diary, with a different child illustrating each day's entry. Their full-color diary entries paint a vivid picture of daily life in an internment camp: schoolwork, sports, pets, holidays, health--and the mixed feelings of citizens who were loyal but distrusted"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Central Utah Relocation Center > Juvenile literature.
Japanese Americans > Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Japanese Americans > Personal narratives > Juvenile literature.
Japanese American children > Diaries > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Children > United States > Juvenile literature.
Japanese American children > Diaries.
World War, 1939-1945 > Personal Narratives
Central Utah Relocation Center.
Japanese Americans > Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945.
World War, 1939-1945 > Children.

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