A diamond in the desert / Kathryn Fitzmaurice. - SHERLOC
A diamond in the desert / Kathryn Fitzmaurice.
New York : Viking, 2012.
258 p. ; 22 cm.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Juvenile fiction.
Guilt -- Juvenile fiction.
Gila River Relocation Center -- Juvenile fiction.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 255).
After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, thirteen-year-old Tetsu and his family are sent to the Gila River Relocation Center in Arizona where a fellow prisoner starts a baseball team, but when Tetsu's sister becomes ill and he feels responsible, he stops playing.