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The Resource Desert diary : Japanese American kids behind barbed wire, Michael O. Tunnell

Desert diary : Japanese American kids behind barbed wire, Michael O. Tunnell

Label
Desert diary : Japanese American kids behind barbed wire
Title
Desert diary
Title remainder
Japanese American kids behind barbed wire
Statement of responsibility
Michael O. Tunnell
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In March 1943, twenty-seven children began third grade in a strange new environment: the Topaz Relocation Center in Utah. Together with their teacher, Miss Yamauchi, these uprooted young Americans began keeping a classroom diary, with a different child illustrating each day's entry. Their full-color diary entries paint a vivid picture of daily life in an internment camp: schoolwork, sports, pets, holidays, health--and the mixed feelings of citizens who were loyal but distrusted"--
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Award
School Library Journal Best Nonfiction Books, 2020.
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10919782
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Tunnell, Michael O
Dewey number
940.53/177924509253
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
D769.8.A6
LC item number
T863 2020
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Central Utah Relocation Center
  • Japanese Americans
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Japanese American children
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Central Utah Relocation Center
  • Children
  • Japanese Americans
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Japanese American kids behind barbed wire
Label
Desert diary : Japanese American kids behind barbed wire, Michael O. Tunnell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-130) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: "I pledge allegiance" -- Unwanted -- A square mile of desert -- Barracks, mess halls, and latrines -- School days -- The war -- Take me out to the ball game -- Creatures -- Holidays, festivals, and worship -- Is there a doctor in the house? -- Congratulations and condolences, hellos and goodbyes -- Going home -- Epilogue: Moving forward
Control code
on1124903338
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
134 pages
Isbn
9781580897891
Lccn
2019014251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1124903338
Label
Desert diary : Japanese American kids behind barbed wire, Michael O. Tunnell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-130) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: "I pledge allegiance" -- Unwanted -- A square mile of desert -- Barracks, mess halls, and latrines -- School days -- The war -- Take me out to the ball game -- Creatures -- Holidays, festivals, and worship -- Is there a doctor in the house? -- Congratulations and condolences, hellos and goodbyes -- Going home -- Epilogue: Moving forward
Control code
on1124903338
Dimensions
26 cm
Extent
134 pages
Isbn
9781580897891
Lccn
2019014251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1124903338

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