Flap Copy It Is 1941 In Rural California Paula Harmon And Ken Nishimura Have Been Friends And Neighbors For As Long As They Can Remember But Around Them Racial Tension Mounts As World War II Intensifies And Pearl Harbor Is Bombed Suddenly, Ken And His Family Are Considered Enemies In Their Own Country Paula And Ken S Friendship Is Tested And Their Lives Changed Forever By The Horrifying Events That Follow Nitty Gritty Novel Series IIWinner Of The 2008 Saskatchewan Book Award For Young Adult Literature. What I learned from this book is that World War II didn t just happen over there I ve known next to nothing about how Japanese Americans were treated here on this continent This is a highly recommended read and would be a welcome beginning to some interesting discussions fo
I liked it The two narrators weren t the most memorable voices of all time, but the value of the story carried it off Japanese internment may not be everyone s cup of tea, but I think it s a subject worth reading and writing about. This book was very interesting and engaging Although it was very confusing with all of the many different characters, the almost overly descriptive writing and words all around it were very informing and easy to read.
- 189 pages
- This Land We Call Home
- Alison Lohans
- 05 February 2019 Alison Lohans