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Takei, George

Summary: Presents a graphic memoir detailing the author's experiences as a child prisoner in the Japanese-American internment camps of World War II, reflecting on the choices his family made in the face of institutionalized racism.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Top Shelf Productions 2019

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Warren, Andrea

Summary: "A biography of Norman Mineta, from his internment as a child in Heart Mountain Internment Camp during World War II, through his political career including serving in Congress for ten terms during which time he was instrumental in getting the Civil Liberties Act of 1988 passed which provided reparations and an apology to those who were interned"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Margaret Ferguson Books, Holiday House 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 MIN

Grady, Cynthia

Summary: In 1942, children's librarian Clara Breed discovers that her young Japanese-American patrons are being relocated and gives them stamped and addressed postcards so they can write to her.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.53 GRA

Larson, Kirby

Summary: When her family is forced into an internment camp, Mitsi Kashino is separated from her home, her classmates, and her beloved dog Dash; and as her family begins to come apart around her, Mitsi clings to her one connection to the outer world--the letters from the kindly neighbor who is caring for Dash.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FICTION LAR

Oppenheim, Joanne.

Summary: The true-life story of Clara Breed, a librarian whose outreach efforts helped a group of Japanese-American children survive the persecutions of the American government during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.531 Oppenheim

Morrill, Jan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Morrill 2013

Marrin, Albert.

Summary: "On the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor comes a harrowing and enlightening look at the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II--from National Book Award finalist Albert Marrin,"--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 940.53 MAR

Sandler, Martin W.

Summary: While Americans fought for freedom and democracy abroad, fear and suspicion towards Japanese Americans swept the country after Japan's sneak attack on Pearl Harbor. Based on extensive, previously unpublished interviews and oral histories, this book gives an in-depth account of their lives before and during their imprisonment, and after their release.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker Books For Young Readers 2013

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 940.5317 SAN

Grant, Kimi Cunningham.

Summary: Relates how the author rejected her Japanese heritage until learning the details of her grandmother's time in a Japanese internment camp along with 112,000 other Japanese Americans after the bombing of Pearl Harbor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pegasus Books 2012

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5317 GRANT, KIMI CUNNINGHAM GRA

Reeves, Richard

Summary: Former Frontline journalist Reeves (Portrait of Camelot ) examines the key causes and dire consequences of the Japanese-American internment in relocation camps during WWII, concentrating on a shortsighted military strategy and anti-Japanese sentiment following the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2015

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 REE

Summary: Eight ethnically diverse high school students from Torrance, California bring history to life as they research Technical Sergeant Ted Tanouye, a graduate of their high school who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his service in WWII. Through their research of Citizen Tanouye, the students not only discover the impact of the war on their city, but also draws attention to the civil...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV CIT

Smith, Page.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5315 SMI

Summary: Personal stories and moving archival footage tell the untold story of how Japanese internees were used by the US government to help develop a Native American reservation during World War II. Includes deleted scenes and filmmaker biography.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Docurama 2008

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1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PAS

Inada, Lawson Fusao.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Coffee House Press 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 INA

Reeves, Richard

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Summary: Examines the key causes and dire consequences of the Japanese-American internment in relocation camps during WWII, concentrating on a shortsighted military strategy and anti-Japanese sentiment following the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2015

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1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD 940.54 REE

Minear, Richard H.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New Press 1999

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 MIN

Allende, Isabel

Summary: "From internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende comes an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from present-day San Francisco to Poland and the United States during WWII. In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis and the world goes to war, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Audio 2015

Copies Available at East Bay

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

Salisbury, Graham.

Summary: Tomikazu Nakaji's biggest concerns are baseball, homework, and a local bully, until life with his Japanese family in Hawaii changes drastically after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in December 1941.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dell Laurel-Leaf 2005

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SAL

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC SAL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC SAL

Allende, Isabel.

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Summary: "From internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende comes an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from present-day San Francisco to Poland and the United States during WWII. In 1939, as Poland falls under the shadow of the Nazis and the world goes to war, young Alma Belasco's parents send her away to live in safety with an aunt and uncle in their opulent...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Atria Books 2015

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ALL

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC ALL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC ALL

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: FICTION ALL

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Allende 2015

Clarke, Thurston.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 1991

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 996.9 CLA

Daniels, Roger.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Hill and Wang 1993

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.5315 DAN

Larson, Kirby.

Summary: Thirteen-year-old Piper Davis records in her diary her experiences beginning in December 1941 when her brother joins the Navy, the United States goes to war, she attempts to document her life through photography, and her father--the pastor for a Japanese Baptist Church in Seattle--follows his congregants to an Idaho internment camp, taking her along with him. Includes historical notes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC LAR

Denenberg, Barry.

Summary: Twelve-year-old Ben Uchida keeps a journal of his experiences as a prisoner in a Japanese internment camp in Mirror Lake, California, during World War II.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Inc. 1999

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC DEN

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction Series, Call number: J FIC DEN

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Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: DVD 709 WOR