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Fish for Jimmy


Author: Katie  YAMASAKI
Publisher: Holiday House
Subject/Category:  1-5
Year Reviewed:: 2014
ISBN: 9780823423750
Review: It's 1941, and Taro and his younger brother, Jimmy, live in California with their Japanese-immigrant parents. Soon after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, father is taken away for questioning by the FBI and Taro, his younger brother, and their mother are transported to an internment camp. When Jimmy stops eating and rejects the unfamiliar food, big brother Taro decides to take a dangerous risk to save his brother. Yamasaki draws from her own ancestral history to tell this important piece of historical fiction about an all-too-real time.

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