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Title Sylvia and Aki / Winifred Conkling.
Author Conkling, Winifred.
Publication Berkeley : Tricycle Press, [2011]
Copyright date ©2011
Edition First edition.
Description vii, 151 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Call # J FIC CONKLING
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-149).
Summary At the start of World War II, Japanese-American third-grader Aki and her family are sent to an internment camp in Poston, Arizona, while Mexican-American third-grader Sylvia's family leases their Orange County, California, farm and begins a fight to stop school segregation.
Awards Tomas Rivera Mexican-American Children's Book Award Winner, 2012
Subject Poston Relocation Center (Ariz.) -- Fiction.
Farm life -- California -- Fiction.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Fiction.
Race relations -- Fiction.
Mexican Americans -- Fiction.
Segregation in education -- Fiction.
Orange County (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Genre Historical fiction.
Alt Title Sylvia & Aki
ISBN 1582463379 (hardcover)
1582463980 (gibraltar library binding)
1582463972 (gibraltar library binding)
9781582463377 (hardcover) :
9781582463971 (gibraltar library binding)
9781582463988 (gibraltar library binding)

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