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Title:
Journey to Topaz : a story of the Japanese-American evacuation
Author:
Uchida, Yoshiko.
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Edition:
First paperback edition.
Physical Description:
viii, 149 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Summary:
After the Pearl Harbor attack an eleven-year-old Japanese-American girl and her family are forced to go to an aliens camp in Utah.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
970 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 6.0 5.0 29767.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 6.9 8 Quiz: 06190 Guided reading level: U.
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ISBN:
9780916870850
Format :
Book

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Like any 11-year-old, Yuki Sakane is looking forward to Christmas when her peaceful world is suddenly shattered by the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Uprooted from her home and shipped with thousands of West Coast Japanese Americans to a desert concentration camp called Topaz, Yuki and her family face new hardships daily.


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