Published Feb 1, 2012
Hardcover, 216 pages
The Dear Canada series are written in diary format and are a great way for youngsters to get to know Canadian history through the eyes of a 12 year-old girl. My daughter and I have read several of these books together. This one chronicles the events experienced by a Japanese Canadian family during the tumultuous WWII years, especially after Japan bombed Pearl Harbor in 1941. It's hard to believe that 70 years ago, Canada placed their own citizens in internment camps because their country of origin was at war with Canada's allies.
Reviewed by Laura
Disclosure: Thanks to Nikole Kritikos from Scholastic Canada for sending me this book for review. I was not compensated in any other way, nor told how to rate or review this product.
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