Dear Miss Breed: True Stories of the Japanese American Incarceration During World War II and a Librarian Who Made a

February 1, 2006|
Dear Miss Breed: True Stories of the Japanese American Incarceration During World War II and a Librarian Who Made a by Joanne Oppenheim
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A chronicle of the incredible correspondence between California librarian Clara Breed and young Japanese American internees during World War II.

In the early 1940''s, Clara Breed was the children''s librarian at the San Diego Public Library. But she was also friend to dozens of Japanese American children and teens when war broke out in December of 1941. The story of what happened to these American citizens is movingly told through letters that her young friends wrote to Miss Breed during their internment. This remarkable librarian and humanitarian served as a lifeline to these imprisoned young people, and was brave enough to speak out against a shameful chapter in American history.
Joanne Oppenheim is the author of more than fifty books for and about children. In addition, she is the president and cofounder of Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, Inc. One of the country''s most highly regarded child development experts, Oppenheim is seen regularly on NBC''s Today show, where she is a contributor. Her latest book, Dear Miss B...
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Title:Dear Miss Breed: True Stories of the Japanese American Incarceration During World War II and a Librarian Who Made a
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:288 pages, 10.5 X 8.8 X 0.96 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 10.5 X 8.8 X 0.96 in
Published:February 1, 2006
Publisher:Scholastic Inc.
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780439569927

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