Journey to TopazHeyday #ad - Used book in Good Condition. First published in 1971, this book is now a much loved and widely read classic. Based on yoshiko uchida's personal experiences, this is the moving story of one girl's struggle to remain brave during the Japanese internment of World War II. In a bleak and dusty prison camp, eleven-year-old Yuki and her family experience both true friendship and heart-wrenching tragedy.
Journey to topaz explores the consequences of prejudice and the capacities of the human spirit.
A Jar of DreamsAladdin #ad - Used book in Good Condition. But when aunt waka comes to visit, and brings with her the old-fashioned wisdom of Japan, and the value of her own strengths and dreams, she teaches Rinko the importance of her Japanese heritage, in this warm and touching story. She desperately wants to fit in and be like everyone else, but instead she is ridiculed and made to feel different because she is Japanese.
Growing up in california during the depression isn't easy for eleven-year-old Rinko. Aladdin.
The Best Bad Thing Aladdin Historical FictionAladdin #ad - Aladdin. Sequel to "A Jar of Dreams. Used book in Good Condition. At first dismayed at having to spend the last month of her summer vacation helping out in the household of recently widowed Mrs. Hata, rinko discovers there are pleasant surprises for her, but then bad things start to happen.
The BraceletPuffin Books #ad - But on the first day of camp, when Emi discovers she has lost her heart bracelet, she can't help wanting to cry. Yoshiko uchida draws on her own childhood as a Japanese-American during World War II in an internment camp to tell the poignant story of a young girl's discovery of the power of memory. Emi and her family are being sent to a place called an internment camp, where all Japanese-Americans must go.
Yardley's hushed, realistic paintings add to the poignancy of Uchida's narrative, and help to underscore the absurdity and injustice suffered by Japanese American families such as Emi's. Publishers weekly, starred review"will find a ready readership and prove indispensable for introducing this dark episode in American history"—School Library Journal Used book in Good Condition.
The Bracelet #ad - The united States and Japan are at war. Seven-year-old emi doesn't want to leave her friends, her house; yet as her mother tells her, they have no choice, her school, because they are Japanese-American. For her mother's sake, Emi doesn't say how unhappy she is. The year is 1942. How will i ever remember my best friend?" she asks herself.
Wringer Trophy NewberyHarperCollins #ad - Aladdin. But for palmer, his tenth birthday is not something to look forward to but something to dread. Then one day, and palmer knows that this, a visitor appears on his windowsill, more than anything else, is a sign that his time is up. HarperTrophy. Used book in Good Condition. Somehow, he must learn how to stop being afraid and stand up for what he believes in.
Wringer is an unforgettable tour de force from Newbery Medal winner Jerry Spinelli. Newbery honor book * aLA Notable Children's Book "Deeply felt. Presents a moral question with great care and sensitivity. The new york times"A spellbinding story about rites of passage. Publishers weekly starred review"A realistic story with the intensity of a fable.
Wringer Trophy Newbery #ad - The horn book starred review"Thought-provoking. School library journal starred reviewIn Palmer LaRue's hometown of Waymer, turning ten is the biggest event of a boy's life.
By the Great Horn Spoon!Little, Brown Books for Young Readers #ad - Aladdin. For fans of the i survived series, this classic rollicking adventure about the California Gold Rush and one determined twelve-year-old has sold nearly a million copies!When Jack's aunt is forced to sell her beloved mansion but is still unable to raise enough money to pay her debts, the twelve-year-old goes to California in search of gold to help her.
Little brown Books for Young Readers. Will jack strike gold in san Francisco or come home empty-handed? This new edition features illustrations by Brett Helquist. HarperTrophy. Used book in Good Condition. Joined by his trusty butler, Praiseworthy, Jack finds adventure and trouble at every turn.
Paper WishesSquare Fish #ad - Manami decides to sneak yujiin under her coat and gets as far as the mainland before she is caught and forced to abandon Yujiin. And yet, it’s also a novel in which a mute child finds her voice, although the tone is sober and sad, at last. The new york times Used book in Good Condition. Paper wishes by lois sepahban is a heartrending middle-grade novel and piece of historical fiction set during World War II about love, longing, and a girl who finally finds her voice.
It’s a novel that stays, making clear that scars will be left behind not only for the children whose families were incarcerated, bravely, in that place of pain, but also for the generations that follow. Square Fish. It's 1942, and manami and her family are japanese american, after the attack on Pearl Harbor, which means that the government says they must leave their home by the sea and join other Japanese Americans at a prison camp in the desert.
Paper Wishes #ad - HarperTrophy. A moving debut middle-grade novel about a girl whose family is relocated to a Japanese internment camp during World War II―and the dog she has to leave behind. Ten-year-old manami did not realize how peaceful her family's life on Bainbridge Island was until the day it all changed. Aladdin. Manami is sad to go, but even worse is that they are going to have to give her and her grandfather's dog, Yujiin, to a neighbor to take care of.
Baseball Saved UsLee & Low Books #ad - So in this unlikely place, surrounded by barbed-wire fences and guards in towers, a baseball league is born. Baseball Saved Us Paperback. The new 25th anniversary Edition features an updated cover and author's note. And shorty soon finds that he is playing not only to win, but to gain dignity and self-respect.
Inspired by a long-hidden and shameful part of America's past, courage, and the people who triumphed over it, this modern classic remains a moving story of hope, and endurance. Aladdin. Square Fish. One day shorty's dad looks out across the desert and decides they should build a baseball field. HarperTrophy.
Baseball Saved Us #ad - . Fighting the heat, and freezing cold nights, dust, the prisoners need something to look forward to, even if only for nine innings. Used book in Good Condition. Little brown Books for Young Readers. Baseball saved us--the groundbreaking children's book about the japanese American concentration camp experience during World War IIAfter the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, along with thousands of other Japanese Americans, Shorty and his family, have been forced to relocate from their home to Camp.
The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of ThreadCandlewick #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Classics. These three characters are about to embark on a journey that will lead them down into a horrible dungeon, and, up into a glittering castle, ultimately, into each other's lives. A brave mouse, a covetous rat, a wishful serving girl, and a princess named Pea come together in Kate DiCamillo's Newbery Medal–winning tale.
Welcome to the story of despereaux Tilling, a mouse who is in love with music, stories, and a princess named Pea. It is also the story of a rat called Roscuro, who lives in the darkness and covets a world filled with light. What happens then? as kate DiCamillo would say: Reader, it is your destiny to find out.
The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread #ad - With black-and-white illustrations and a refreshed cover by Timothy Basil Ering. Square Fish. Aladdin. And it is the story of Miggery Sow, a slow-witted serving girl who harbors a simple, impossible wish. HarperTrophy. Baseball Saved Us Paperback. Little brown Books for Young Readers.
A Family Apart Orphan Train AdventuresLaurel Leaf #ad - Baseball Saved Us Paperback. Thirteen-year-old Frances won’t stand for it. Aladdin. The middle-grade answer to christina Baker Kline's New York Times bestselling Orphan Train, this is a shockingly timely historical adventure. Imagine your mother is the one who lets it happen. Classics. The kellys board an “orphan train” and are taken to St.
Imagine being taken from your home. Square Fish. Little brown Books for Young Readers. HarperTrophy. It was bad enough that they had to say goodbye to their mother, but now they’re forced to part ways with their fellow siblings as well. She’s going to protect her brothers and sisters, even if it means dressing up like a boy and putting herself in danger.
A Family Apart Orphan Train Adventures #ad - Joseph, missouri, where their problems only grow worse. Will frances be able to save her siblings? and what about her mom—was splitting up their family really her greatest act of love? Ride the rails with Frances and her siblings to find out! “This is as close to a perfect book as you’ll buy this year.
Voya used book in Good Condition. This is the fate that befalls the Kelly children. It’s 1856, and their widowed mother has sent them west from New York City because she’s convinced that she can’t give them the life they deserve.