The Bracelet, Issue 1993

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Philomel, 1993 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
In 1942, during the war with Japan, a Japanese-American girl must leave her home. She receives a good-bye gift from her best friend, but loses it at her new home. Emi is afraid that without the bracelet Laurie will disappear from her mind forever. Warm watercolor paintings beautifully complement this story of the power of memory.

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User Review  - engpunk77 - LibraryThing

This was okay. It had some good details about a family being kept in a horse stall for a while before being sent to one of the bigger internment camps. Not a lot of character development or anything, and it was only moderately useful. Read full review

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User Review  - NatalieCJones - LibraryThing

This book was about a girl who got a bracelet from a friend before traveling to a containment camp for Japanese-Americans. This little girl went to a camp, and realized she had lost her bracelet ... Read full review


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Yoshiko Uchida has written more than twenty-five books for children, including A Jar of Dreams and The Best Bad Thing. Many of Ms. Uchida's writings are inspired by her Japanese- American heritage. During World War II, she and her family were forced to live in West Coast internment camps. It is in this experience that The Bracelet is based.

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