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Farewell to Manzanar

The works listed will allow your students to further explore the theme of Justice and Rights and other themes related to Farewell to Manzanar:

Asian Women United of California, eds. Making Waves: An Anthology of Writings By and About Asian American Women. Boston: Beacon Press, 1989. Fiction, poetry, nonfiction and photos by and about American women of Asian heritage. (average)

Guterson, David. Snow Falling on Cedars. New York: Vintage, 1995. A Japanese-American man stands trial for murder on a small island in Washington still haunted by the exile of its Japanese residents during World War II. (average)

Uchida, Yoshiko. Picture Bride. Flagstaff, AZ: Northland Press, 1987. A Japanese-American "picture bride" comes to America in 1917; the novel follows her life through her family's imprisonment in a Utah internment camp during World War II. Picture Bride and a collection of related readings are available as part of McDougal Littell's Literature Connections series. (average)

Armor, John, Peter Wright, and Ansel Adams. Manzanar. New York: Times Books, 1988. This book chronicles the relocation and life at Manzanar with text and with photographs taken by Adams during the internment.

Smith, Page. Democracy on Trial. New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. An examination of events and issues related to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. (challenge)

Tateishi, John. And Justice for All. New York: Random House, 1984. Oral histories by Japanese-American citizens interned in camps in the U.S. during World War II. (average)