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Fact & Fiction: Life in a WWII Japanese American Internment Camp

The Journal of Ben Uchida
The Journal of Ben Uchida Citizen #13559, Mirror Lake Internment Camp By Denenberg, Barry (Book - 1999 ) J FIC D and more… Available to borrow in some locations
Fish for Jimmy
Fish for Jimmy Inspired by One Family's Experience in A Japanese American Internment Camp By Yamasaki, Katie (Book - 2013 ) J PIC Y and more… Available to borrow in some locations
I Am An American
I Am An American A True Story of Japanese Internment By Stanley, Jerry, 1941- (Book - 1994 ) J 940.53 S and more… Available to borrow in some locations
Dear Miss Breed
Dear Miss Breed True Stories of the Japanese American Incarceration During World War II and the Librarian Who Made A Difference By Oppenheim, Joanne (Book - 2006 ) 940.5317 O All copies in use. Availability details
Farewell to Manzanar
Farewell to Manzanar A True Story of Japanese American Experience During and After the World War II Internment By Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki (Book - 1974 ) 940.5472 H and more… Available to borrow in some locations
Best Friends Forever
Best Friends Forever A World War II Scrapbook By Patt, Beverly (Book - 2010 ) J FIC P and more… Available to borrow in some locations
Remembering Manzanar
Remembering Manzanar Life in A Japanese Relocation Camp By Cooper, Michael L., 1950- (Book - 2002 ) J 940.54 C and more… Available to borrow in some locations
Life Behind Barbed Wire
Life Behind Barbed Wire The World War II Internment Memoirs of A Hawaiʻi Issei By Soga, Keiho, 1873-1957 (Book - 2008 ) In-library use only in some locations
Unfinished Business
Unfinished Business The Japanese-American Internment Cases (DVD - 2005 ) DVD 940.5317 U and more… Available to borrow in some locations
Passing Poston
Passing Poston An American Story (DVD - 2008 ) DVD 940.5317 P and more… Available to borrow in some locations
Toyo's Camera
Toyo's Camera Japanese American History During WWII (DVD - 2009 ) DVD 940.5308 T Available to borrow in some locations
To the Stars
To the Stars The Autobiography of George Takei, Star Trek's Mr. Sulu By Takei, George, 1937- (Book - 1994 ) B Takei and more… Available to borrow in some locations
Making Home From War
Making Home From War Stories of Japanese American Exile and Resettlement (Book - 2011 ) In-library use only in some locations
Silver Like Dust
Silver Like Dust One Family's Story of America's Japanese Internment By Grant, Kimi Cunningham (Book - 2012 ) 940.5317 G and more… Available to borrow in some locations
Jim and Jap Crow
Jim and Jap Crow A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America By Briones, Matthew M., 1972- (Book - 2012 ) In-library use only in some locations
Prisons and Patriots
Prisons and Patriots Japanese American Wartime Citizenship, Civil Disobedience, and Historical Memory By Lyon, Cherstin M., 1971- (Website or Online Data - 2012 ) Full text online: Access Now »
A Principled Stand
A Principled Stand The Story of Hirabayashi V. United States By Hirabayashi, Gordon K. (Book - 2013 ) 341.67 H and more… Available to borrow in some locations

Annotation:Firsthand accounts of daily life in the relocation camps - from the Smithsonian National Museum of American History

Annotation:Features a chronology of the relocation, as well as maps and locations of the camps.

Annotation:Before Star Trek, George Takei was child who, from the age of 5, grew up in Japanese American relocation camps, including Rohwer.

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For Grades 6 and up, nonfiction resources on Japanese American internment during World War II, including primary source materials - such as firsthand accounts - along with historical fiction describing life in a Japanese American internment camp. This list of books can be used to accompany Common Core Standard CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7.9 Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account of the same period as a means of understanding how authors of fiction use or alter history.


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