The Japanese American Family Album

The Japanese American Family Album

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  • Hardback | 127 pages
  • 224 x 280 x 18mm | 771.1g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • illustrations, map
  • 0195099346
  • 9780195099348

About Dorothy Hoobler

About the Authors: Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler have published more than 50 books for children and adults. Their works have been honored by the Library of Congress, the New York Public Library, the National Council for the Social Studies, and the Society of School Librarians International. They live in New York City.show more

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-Captures the broad sweep of the Japanese American experience.... The subjects of the photos...invite readers into their lives and share with them their fears and hopes as they settle into their new land.---School Library Journal-A personal and moving documentary.---Children's Bookwatch-A good source for first-hand testimony on a number of issues affecting Japanese Americans ranging from the exploitation of the new immigrants to working in the fields to prejudice to picture brides.... This book is an excellent place to start exploring the Japanese American experience.---VOYA-A treasure trove of information, pictures, and history of Japanese Americans in the United States.... A book that anyone could look at and read with delight and satisfaction. It is a wonderfully painless way of learning a great deal about the Japanese American background.---Pacific Reader-A combination photo album and family chronicle. Fascinating stories emerge.---Booklist-One of [the book's] strengths lies in the hundreds of black and white photographs, which add a very personal touch to a history filled with racial discrimination... Will be an eye opener for readers who have no understanding of how people of Japanese ancestry came to the United States and how badly they were treated.---Social Education "Captures the broad sweep of the Japanese American experience.... The subjects of the photos...invite readers into their lives and share with them their fears and hopes as they settle into their new land."--School Library Journal"A personal and moving documentary."--Children's Bookwatch"A good source for first-hand testimony on a number of issues affecting Japanese Americans ranging from the exploitation of the new immigrants to working in the fields to prejudice to picture brides.... This book is an excellent place to start exploring the Japanese American experience."--VOYA"A treasure trove of information, pictures, and history of Japanese Americans in the United States.... A book that anyone could look at and read with delight and satisfaction. It is a wonderfully painless way of learning a great deal about the Japanese American background."--Pacific Reader"A combination photo album and family chronicle. Fascinating stories emerge."--Booklist"One of [the book's] strengths lies in the hundreds of black and white photographs, which add a very personal touch to a history filled with racial discrimination... Will be an eye opener for readers who have no understanding of how people of Japanese ancestry came to the United States and how badly they were treated."--Social Education "Captures the broad sweep of the Japanese American experience.... The subjects of the photos...invite readers into their lives and share with them their fears and hopes as they settle into their new land."--School Library Journal"A personal and moving documentary."--Children's Bookwatch"A good source for first-hand testimony on a number of issues affecting Japanese Americans ranging from the exploitation of the new immigrants to working in the fields to prejudice to picture brides.... This book is an excellent place to start exploring the Japanese American experience."--VOYA"A treasure trove of information, pictures, and history of Japanese Americans in the United States.... A book that anyone could look at and read with delight and satisfaction. It is a wonderfully painless way of learning a great deal about the Japanese American background."--Pacific Reader"A combination photo album and family chronicle. Fascinating stories emerge."--Booklist"One of [the book's] strengths lies in the hundreds of black and white photographs, which add a very personal touch to a history filled with racial discrimination... Will be an eye opener for readers who have no understanding of how people of Japanese ancestry came to the United States and how badly they were treated."--Social Education "Captures the broad sweep of the Japanese American experience.... The subjects of the photos...invite readers into their lives and share with them their fears and hopes as they settle into their new land."--School Library Journal "A personal and moving documentary."--Children's Bookwatch "A good source for first-hand testimony on a number of issues affecting Japanese Americans ranging from the exploitation of the new immigrants to working in the fields to prejudice to picture brides.... This book is an excellent place to start exploring the Japanese American experience."--VOYA "A treasure trove of information, pictures, and history of Japanese Americans in the United States.... A book that anyone could look at and read with delight and satisfaction. It is a wonderfully painless way of learning a great deal about the Japanese American background."--Pacific Reader "A combination photo album and family chronicle. Fascinating stories emerge."--Booklist "One of [the book's] strengths lies in the hundreds of black and white photographs, which add a very personal touch to a history filled with racial discrimination... Will be an eye opener for readers who have no understanding of how people of Japanese ancestry came to the United States and how badly they were treated."--Social Education "Captures the broad sweep of the Japanese American experience.... The subjects of the photos...invite readers into their lives and share with them their fears and hopes as they settle into their new land."--School Library Journal "A personal and moving documentary."--Children's Bookwatch "A good source for first-hand testimony on a number of issues affecting Japanese Americans ranging from the exploitation of the new immigrants to working in the fields to prejudice to picture brides.... This book is an excellent place to start exploring the Japanese American experience."--VOYA "A treasure trove of information, pictures, and history of Japanese Americans in the United States.... A book that anyone could look at and read with delight and satisfaction. It is a wonderfully painless way of learning a great deal about the Japanese American background."--Pacific Reader "A combination photo album and family chronicle. Fascinating stories emerge."--Booklist "One of [the book's] strengths lies in the hundreds of black and white photographs, which add a very personal touch to a history filled with racial discrimination... Will be an eye opener for readers who have no understanding of how people of Japanese ancestry came to the United States and how badly they were treated."--Social Education "Captures the broad sweep of the Japanese American experience.... The subjects of the photos...invite readers into their lives and share with them their fears and hopes as they settle into their new land."--School Library Journal"A personal and moving documentary."--Children's Bookwatch"A good source for first-hand testimony on a number of issues affecting Japanese Americans ranging from the exploitation of the new immigrants to working in the fields to prejudice to picture brides.... This book is an excellent place to start exploring the Japanese American experience."--VOYA"A treasure trove of information, pictures, and history of Japanese Americans in the United States.... A book that anyone could look at and read with delight and satisfaction. It is a wonderfully painless way of learning a great deal about the Japanese American background."--Pacific Reader"A combination photo album and family chronicle. Fascinating stories emerge."--Booklist"One of [the book's] strengths lies in the hundreds of black and white photographs, which add a very personal touch to a history filled with racial discrimination... Will be an eye opener for readers who have no understanding of how people of Japanese ancestry came to the United States and how badlythey were treated."--Social Educationshow more

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