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Baseball Saved us

Mochizuki, Ken, 1954- Book - 1993 None on shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 5 out of 5

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Youth level.
A Japanese American boy learns to play baseball when he and his family are forced to live in an internment camp during World War II, and his ability to play helps him after the war is over.


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Internment and racism submitted by willow on August 20, 2015, 10:14am This is a really moving book about a boy who is interned during WWII and the difficulty he has when his family is finally released. Wonderful illustrations by Dom Lee inspired by Ansel Adams photographs of the camps.

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New York : Lee & Low, c1993.
Year Published: 1993
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 22 x 27 cm.
Language: English
Format: Book

1880000016 :

Lee, Dom, 1959-

Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.
Baseball stories.
Prejudices -- Fiction.