Gaijin: American Prisoner of War
Disney Hyperion Books
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Incarceration; Biracial; internment camp; biracial family, biracial child
After the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, a thirteen-year-old California boy who is half Japanese is sent to an internment camp. Story based on the history of the author's great-aunt.
mother and father
100 Magnificent Childrens Books, 2014; Best Children's Books of the Year, 2015; Guide Book to Gift Books, 2016; Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2015; Great Lakes Great Books Award, 2015; Nominee; Asian Pacific American Award for Literature, 2014, Winner, Children's Book; Cybils Awards, 2014, Finalist, Graphic Novel
World War I; San Francisco; Pearl Harbor; discrimination
Faulkner, Matt, "Gaijin: American Prisoner of War" (2014). DIVerse Families. 859.