The children of Topaz

the story of a Japanese-American internment camp : based on a classroom diary by Michael O. Tunnell

Written in English
Published: Pages: 74 Downloads: 240
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Subjects:

  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Central Utah Relocation Center,
  • Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945,
  • Japanese Americans,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children

About the Edition

The diary of a third-grade class of Japanese-American children being held with their families in an internment camp during World War II.

Edition Notes

Statementby Michael O. Tunnell and George W. Chilcoat
ContributionsChilcoat, George W.
The Physical Object
Pagination74 pages
Number of Pages74
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26967190M
ISBN 101468078178
ISBN 109781468078176
OCLC/WorldCa824702195

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"The Children of Topaz" is a short book that arose from a diary of an elementary class at the Japanese American internment camp in Utah known as Topaz.

The diary itself would barely fill a page or two. The book is comprised mostly of the Introduction, Afterward, and the supplemental information that embelishes each day's diary by: 9. Based upon the diary of a third-grade class of Japanese-American children being held with their families in an internment camp during World War II, The Children of Topaz gives a detailed portrait of daily life in the camps where Japanese-Americans were taken during the war/5.

"The Children of Topaz" is a short book that arose from a diary of an elementary class at the Japanese American internment camp in Utah known as Topaz.

The diary itself would barely fill a page or two. The book is comprised mostly of the Introduction, Afterward, and the supplemental information that embelishes each day's diary entries/5(5).

Children's book by Michael O. The children of Topaz book and George W. Chilcoat based on a class diary kept by a 3rd grade teacher at Topaz. Synopsis After a short introduction that provides background on the mass removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans, the diary begins on March 8, and ends on Augthe last day of summer school.

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Tunnell and George W. Chilcoat Rated stars4/5(1). The diary entries of children from one particular class in an internment camp in Topaz, Utah, reveal what daily life was like for students. The entries are placed in historical context, and are accompanied by many photographs illustrating the experiences of these students and other Japanese Americans.

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The Children of Topaz by Michael O. Tunnell & George W. Chilcoat The Story of a Japanese-American Internment Camp Based on a Classroom Diary Text Synopsis: Details and documents of the events that followed the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

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Tunnell and George W. Chilcoat. Format Book Edition 1st ed. Published New York: Holiday House, c Description 74 p.: ill. ; 27 cm. Other contributors Chilcoat, George W. Notes. The Children of Topaz The Story of A Japanese-American Internment Camp: Based on A Classroom Diary (Book): Tunnell, Michael O.: The diary of a third-grade class of Japanese-American children being held with their families in an internment camp during World War II.

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