About ClassZone  |  eServices  |  Web Research Guide  |  Contact Us  |  Online Store
ClassZone Home
McDougal Littell Home
Language Arts: Novel Guides
Home > Language Arts > Novel Guides > Farewell to Manzanar



  Literature Connections

  Further Reading

  Related Reading

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:


Fiction
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)


Nonfiction
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)