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Author Conkling, Winifred.
Title Sylvia and Aki / Winifred Conkling.
Imprint Berkeley : Tricycle Press, c2011.
Edition 1st ed.
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 IRC Collection  Juv. PZ7.C76182 Syl 2011    AVAILABLE


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Call # Juv. PZ7.C76182 Syl 2011
Phys. Description vii, 151 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
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.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 145-149).
Awards Tomas Rivera Mexican-American Children's Book Award Winner, 2012
Subject Race relations -- Juvenile fiction.
Segregation in education -- Juvenile fiction.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Juvenile fiction.
Mexican Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Farm life -- California -- Juvenile fiction.
Orange County (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Alt Title Sylvia & Aki
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