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Baseball Saved Us - Dom Lee, Ken Mochizuki
Baseball Saved Us
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During World War II, a young Japanese-American boy and his family are sent to an internment camp after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Despondent in their desolate surroundings, father and son pull the camp together to build a baseball diamond and form a league.
During World War II, a young Japanese-American boy and his family are sent to an internment camp after the attack on Pearl Harbor. Despondent in their desolate surroundings, father and son pull the camp together to build a baseball diamond and form a league.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781880000199 (1880000199)
ASIN: 1880000199
Publisher: Lee & Low Books
Pages no: 30
Edition language: English
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An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it
3.0 Baseball Saved Us
This felt like it wanted to be two books. I wish it either concentrated more singularly on the nameless protagonist or on the role that baseball played in camp. Also the pitcher and the guard in the book both looked Asian to me. I'm not sure if that was on purpose since the pitcher is explicitly not...
All of that Nonsense
All of that Nonsense rated it
0.0
I really enjoyed this book about the Japanese camps in the US during WWII. It follows a Japanese family and their boy who joins the baseball team within the camp, and joining the baseball team at school when he ends up leaving the camp and the feeling of being left out.
mrsbond
mrsbond rated it
First person narrative of a young boy whose family is forced to move to a Japanese Relocation Camp. To help pass the time they play baseball. It is baseball that helps the boy reconnect with the other children when his family returns to life outside. Illustrations help the reader better visualize th...
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