Baseball saved us

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Lee & Low, Mar 1, 1993 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Despondent over the harsh conditions of a World War II internment camp, a young Japanese-American boy and his father build a baseball diamond and form a league so that the internees will have something to look forward to--even if only for nine innings. Full color.

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User Review  - BrendanPMyers - LibraryThing

So it was a number of years ago, I was doing some last minute Christmas shopping for my nephews, the younger of whom was about six, when I ran across this book. After seeing the title, I quickly ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jill - Goodreads

Throughout American history, some citizens have had more rights and privileges than others. When the Japanese bombed Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, fear and prejudice towards the Japanese reached a ... Read full review

About the author (1993)

KEN MOCHIZUKI is the author of the award-winning Baseball Saved Us, Passage to Freedom, and Heroes, all published by Lee & Low Books. Ken's journalism background lends itself well to biographies that are well-researched and sensitively told. He and his wife live in Seattle, Washington.

DOM LEE was born in Seoul, South Korea and received his MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York City. With his unique style of art combining techniques of painting and scratching details in encaustic wax, Lee has illustrated many award-winning picture books. He lives with his wife and children in Demarest, New Jersey.