Annotations for Thin Wood Walls


Baker & Taylor
When the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor and America enters World War II, young Japanese-American friends Joe and Ray face suspicions of spying and ultimately the boredom and confinement of Tule Lake War Relocation Camp. Reprint.

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Baker & Taylor
When the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, Joe Hamada and his family face growing prejudice, eventually being torn away from their home and sent to a relocation camp in California, even as his older brother joins the United States Army to fight in the war.

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Baker & Taylor
When the Japanese bomb Pearl Harbor, Joe Hamada and his family face prejudice, and are torn away from their home and sent to a relocation camp in California, even as his older brother joins the United States Army to fight in the war.

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Houghton
Eleven-year-old Joe Hanada likes playing basketball with his best friend, Ray, writing plays and stories, and thinking about the upcoming Christmas holiday. But his world falls apart when Japanese planes bomb Pearl Harbor. His country goes to war. The FBI takes his father away. And neighbors and friends in his hometown near Seattle begin to suspect Joe, his family, and all Japanese Americans of spying for the enemy. When the government orders people of Japanese heritage living on the West Coast to move to internment camps, including Joe and his family, Joe turns to the journal his father gave him to record his thoughts and feelings.


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