Journey to Topaz

Journey to Topaz

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Overview

Based on Yoshiko Uchida's personal experiences, this is the moving story of one girl's struggle to remain brave during the Japanese internment of World War II. In a bleak and dusty prison camp, eleven-year-old Yuki and her family experience both true friendship and heart-wrenching tragedy. Journey to Topaz explores the consequences of prejudice and the capacities of the human spirit. First published in 1971, this book is now a much loved and widely read classic.


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781890771911
Publisher: Heyday
Publication date: 10/01/2015
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 149
Sales rank: 134,306
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)
Lexile: 970L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 13 Years

About the Author

Yoshiko Uchida (1921–1992) was born in Alameda, California, and grew up in Berkeley. She is the author of many books, including Desert Exile: The Uprooting of a Japanese-American Family, Journey to Topaz, and Samurai of Gold Hill.

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