Cart (0, $0.00CD) | Checkout
The Japanese - HC
The Japanese - HC
The Japanese - HC
9780778701934 | In Stock
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

Reading Level: Gr. 4
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level:
Binding: Hardcover
Series: We Came to North America
Author(s): Greg Nickles

Size: 8 ½″ × 10 ¾″
No. of Pages: 32
Index Included: Yes
Glossary Included: Yes

ATOS: 7.7
Dewey: 973
Lexile: Not Available at this time.
Copyright: 2001

The Japanese

No review available at this time.