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Mystery at Manzanar: A WWII Internment Camp Story

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During World War II, 15-year-old Tommy Yamamoto and his family are forced into the Manzanar internment camp for Japanese Americans. While there, an elderly internee is attacked, and one of the camp's guards is charged with the crime. Tommy sets out to solve the crime and discovers some unlikely suspects.
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Overview

During World War II, 15-year-old Tommy Yamamoto and his family are forced into the Manzanar internment camp for Japanese Americans. While there, an elderly internee is attacked, and one of the camp's guards is charged with the crime. Tommy sets out to solve the crime and discovers some unlikely suspects.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781434208477
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/2008
  • Series: Historical Fiction Series
  • Pages: 56
  • Age range: 8 - 12 Years
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 0.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Eric Fein is a freelance author of more than 40 fiction and nonfiction books and graphic novels. His books for Capstone include "Impossible Victory: The Battle of Stalingrad", "D-Day: The Battle for Normandy", and "Weapons, Gear, and Uniforms of World War I".

Before becoming an illustrator, Kurt Hartman had many jobs. He was a carpenter, a painter, a set dresser, an art director, a scenic artist for movies, a production designer, and much more. Today, he works as an illustrator and designer in Los Angeles, California. He lives with his wife Lauren, their children, Henry and Abigail, and far too many cats.

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