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Author Atkins, Laura, author.

Title Fred Korematsu speaks up / by Laura Atkins and Stan Yogi ; illustrations by Yutaka Houlette.

Publication Info. Berkeley, California : Heyday, [2017]
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 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J BIO KOREMATS    AVAILABLE
 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J BIO KOREMATS    AVAILABLE
 95th Street Juvenile Nonfiction  J BIO KOREMATS    AVAILABLE
 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Nonfiction  J 921 KOR    AVAILABLE
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 Naper Blvd. Juvenile Nonfiction  J 921 KOR    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Juvenile Nonfiction  J 921 KOR    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Juvenile Nonfiction  J 921 KOR    AVAILABLE
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Description 103 pages : cheifly color illustrations ; 24 cm.
age Children lcdgt
Series Fighting for justice.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 94) and index.
Contents 1. Getting a haircut -- 2. Pruning roses -- 3. Being a teen -- 4. Exploding, 1941 -- 5. Deciding to defy -- 6. Saying yes -- 7. Living in a horse stall -- 8. Feeling like an orphan -- 9. Getting the letter -- 10. Rebuilding, 1945 to 1966 -- 11. Uncovering lies, 1982 -- 12. Making the case, 1983 -- Speaking up for justice : from Fred's day to ours -- My father / Karen Korematsu
Summary "Fred Korematsu liked listening to music on the radio, playing tennis, and hanging around with his friendsjust like lots of other Americans. But everything changed when the United States went to war with Japan in 1941 and the government forced all people of Japanese ancestry to leave their homes on the West Coast and move to distant prison camps. This included Fred, whose parents had immigrated to the United States from Japan many years before. But Fred refused to go. He knew that what the government was doing was unfair. And when he got put in jail for resisting, he knew he couldn't give up"--Amazon.com.
Audience 8-12. Brodart
Note 8-12. Brodart
Audience 930L Lexile
Note 930L Lexile
Study Program Accelerated Reader MG 6.1 2 197339
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.1 2 197339
Subject Korematsu, Fred, 1919-2005 -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Juvenile literature.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Juvenile literature.
Japanese Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Local Subject REBECCA CAUDILL AWARD [2020 NOMINEE]
Added Author Yogi, Stan, author.
ISBN 9781597143684 (hardcover)
1597143685 (hardcover)
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