A Library of the School of EducationDPIUW-Madison School Of EducationUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonUW-Madison LibraryUW-Madison Catalog
Home
About the CCBC
Authors and Illustrators
Recommended Books for Children and Young Adults
CCBC Calendar and Events
CCBC-Net
CCBC Podcasts
CCBC Publications
Intellectual Freedom
Links

Support the CCBC
Support the CCBC
Are you a...K-12 TeacherLibrarianEarly Childhood Care ProviderUW Student / Faculty

Remembering Manzanar: Life in a Japanese Relocation Camp

by Michael L. Cooper

Published by Clarion, 2002
68 pages
ISBN: 0-618-06778-7

Ages 9-14

Podcast featuring this book

What was it like for the Japanese Americans who were evacuated to relocation camps after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941? Michael Cooper combines reminiscences from journals, letters, and personal interviews with people who lived at a single camp, Manzanar, in a desolate California desert. These accounts focus on the incredible adjustments that had to be made in the day-to-day routines of ordinary people, as well as the extraordinary coping mechanisms put into play through work, school, sports, and the arts. Archival photographs by Dorothea Lange, Ansel Adams, and Toyo Miyatake (who, as an inmate, was allowed to set up the camera and compose the shot but could not push the button on the camera himself) accompany the narrative. CCBC categories: Historical People, Places, And Events.  © Cooperative Children's Book Center


book cover
Book of the Week

ACCESSIBILITY POLICY:
In accordance with the UW-Madison Accessibility Policy, this site makes every effort to comply with the World Wide Web standards defined in the Federal Rehabilitation Act Section 508, specifically subsections 1194.22 and subsection 1194.31. If you need additional resources or have any questions or concerns about this site, please contact the site administrator for more information.
UW crest