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The Resource Dear Miss Breed : true stories of the Japanese American incarceration during World War II and a librarian who made a difference, by Joanne Oppenheim ; foreword by Elizabeth Kikuchi Yamada ; afterword by Snowden Becker

Dear Miss Breed : true stories of the Japanese American incarceration during World War II and a librarian who made a difference, by Joanne Oppenheim ; foreword by Elizabeth Kikuchi Yamada ; afterword by Snowden Becker

Label
Dear Miss Breed : true stories of the Japanese American incarceration during World War II and a librarian who made a difference
Title
Dear Miss Breed
Title remainder
true stories of the Japanese American incarceration during World War II and a librarian who made a difference
Statement of responsibility
by Joanne Oppenheim ; foreword by Elizabeth Kikuchi Yamada ; afterword by Snowden Becker
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The account of a librarian, Clara Breed, who became a lifeline to "her children, " the middle- and high-school-aged Japanese Americans of San Diego who were incarcerated after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941. Through Miss Breed's books, gifts, and letters, these children were able to hold on to hope for better times to come. Told through letters, student essays, and recent oral histories with survivors, this book highlights a dark period in American history
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Oppenheim, Joanne
Dewey number
940.53/1773
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
Intended audience
1040
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • MG
  • 6-8
LC call number
D769.8.A6
LC item number
O67 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
  • 7.4
  • 7.4
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Breed, Clara E.
  • Breed, Clara E.
  • Japanese Americans
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Japanese American children
  • Japanese Americans
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Japanese American children
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Dear Miss Breed : true stories of the Japanese American incarceration during World War II and a librarian who made a difference, by Joanne Oppenheim ; foreword by Elizabeth Kikuchi Yamada ; afterword by Snowden Becker
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780439569927
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004059009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780439569927
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm56826215
  • (Sirsi) o56826215
  • (TMQ) o56826215
Label
Dear Miss Breed : true stories of the Japanese American incarceration during World War II and a librarian who made a difference, by Joanne Oppenheim ; foreword by Elizabeth Kikuchi Yamada ; afterword by Snowden Becker
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
27 cm.
Edition
First edition
Extent
287 pages
Isbn
9780439569927
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2004059009
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780439569927
Other physical details
illustrations, map, portraits
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm56826215
  • (Sirsi) o56826215
  • (TMQ) o56826215

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