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Brennert, Alan.

Summary: Brennert tells the story of Rachel Kalama, a seven-year-old Hawaiian girl who contracts leprosy and is quarantined on the island of Moloka'i during the 1890s. Separated from her family and forced to grow up in the leper colony of Kalaupapa, Rachel experiences intense isolation. But she remains strong, finding moments of joy, and even love.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Playaway Digital Audio 2010

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Playaway, Call number: PA Fiction Brennett 2009

Brennert, Alan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: T. Doherty Associates 1989

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BRE

Brennert, Alan

9 holds on 5 copies

Summary: Follows the story of quarantined leprosy patient Rachel Kalama's daughter, Ruth, who is raised by adoptive Japanese parents on a California grape farm before her unjust internment during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in New Fiction, Call number: Fiction Bre

Brennert, Alan

Summary: Ruth Utagawa, daughter of lepers but not afflicted herself, is taken from an orphanage and adopted by a Japanese family, the Watanabes, who move from Hawaii to Northern California, where they start a strawberry farm in the early 1920s. In Florin, near Sacramento, they encounter prejudice in the form of Sheriff Dreesen, who wishes the Japanese would all move back to their homeland. Ruth comes of...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC BRE

Brennert, Alan.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Press 2009

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Brennert, Alan.

Summary: Seven-year-old Rachel is forcibly removed from her family's 1890s Honolulu home when she contracts leprosy and is placed in a settlement, where she loses a series of new friends before new medical discoveries enable her to reenter the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2004

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Bre