The Resource Caged eagles, Eric Walters, (electronic resource)

Caged eagles, Eric Walters, (electronic resource)

Label
Caged eagles
Title
Caged eagles
Statement of responsibility
Eric Walters
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Canada went to war with Japan following the bombing of Pearl Harbour, Canadians of Japanese descent were declared "Enemy Aliens." Without recourse of any kind, they were forced to leave their homes along with the British Columbia coast, their possessions were sold, and their rights as citizens denied. Caged Eagles follows fourteen-year-old Tadashi Fukushima and his family as they embark on a tortuous physical and emotional journey. Along with neighbours from their remote village on the northern BC coast, they travel by fishing boat to Vancouver, where they are placed in detention in Hastings Park, the Pacific National Exhibition ground, and forced to live in cattle stalls. For Tadashi detention becomes both an adventure and a dilemma as he struggles to understand the undercurrents of racism and injustice that have overtaken his life and those of his community
Summary
Fourteen-year-old Tadashi Fukushima and his Japanese Canadian family are evacuated from their village near Prince Rupert, British Columbia, and held in an internment camp where he struggles to balance being Japanese enough and Canadian enough to get along with everyone
Storyline
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
133374
Cataloging source
Midwest
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1957-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Walters, Eric
Dewey number
jC813/.54
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
650
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 9
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Racism
  • Prisoners
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Caged eagles, Eric Walters, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11318321
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554694495
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11318321
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Caged eagles, Eric Walters, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11318321
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781554694495
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11318321
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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