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