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Journey Home

Journey Home

  • Title: Journey Home
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  • ISBN : 9780689501265
  • Format : Hardcover
  • Language : English
  • Page : 131 pages


After their release from a concentration camp, Yuki and her family try to reconstruct their lives Even though the road to rebuilding their lives seems endless, in the end, it is their unyielding faith and courage that guide them home, reunited and hopeful.


Author Yoshiko Uchida

Yoshiko, born on November 24, 1921, was the second daughter of Japanese immigrant parents Takashi and Iku Her father worked as a businessman for Mitsui and Company in San Francisco, and Iku wrote poetry, passing along her love of literature to her girls Though the Great Depression raged, the Uchida family enjoyed comforts because of Takashi s well paying job and their own frugality Yoshiko love




Journey Home Reviews (29)

  • Twelve year old Yuki is now allowed to return to California Following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, she and many other Japanese Americans were rounded up and forced to live in a Japanese internment camp This historical fiction novel follows Yuki as she re settles in her San Francisco Bay community, a [..]

  • I gave this a three because I feel that it may have been too tidily written such as to end the way it did Regardless, this is a book that I would let my own daughter read someday.May be spoilers, you have been warned The issues tackled here go on beyond the page and maybe it is the pessimist part of [..]

  • There weren t many books on this topic when this was written In fact, it s how I first learned these camps even existed in the US. [..]

  • Very well written Hope, love and community overcome tragedy. [..]

  • Purpose Historical Fiction Wide Reading Project Genre Historical FictionFormat NovelAge Level Late Intermediate I grade 5 ages 10 11 to early middle school MS grade 6 ages 11 12 Themes concentration internment freedom vs imprisonment race hysteria family friends vs enemies World War II home front id [..]

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