The Japanese Library Bound Book

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The Japanese Library Bound Book

Item #: CBT-0193 Grades: 3-6

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The first wave of Japanese immigrants in the 1800s were young men who left overcrowded fishing and farming villages in hopes of a better life in North America. An enlightening account of the conditions upon arrival and the discrimination they experienced is accompanied by full-color artwork and eyewitness accounts.

Topics include:
• life in Japan
• the Chinese Exclusion Act in America which opened the door to the Japanese
• working the railroads, mines, and farms in North America
• anti-Japanese discrimination
• the bombing of Pearl Harbor
• WWII internment camps in the United States and Canada
• cultural traditions and festivals still celebrated
• notable North Americans of Japanese ancestry

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Reinforced library binding, 32 pages.

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Item # CBT-0193
Grades 3-6
Series Name We Came to North America
Language English
ISBN 077870193X
UPC 9780778701934
Publisher Crabtree
Format Children's Books & Literature
Subject Social Studies
Catalog Classroom Resources Grades 3-8

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