American Diaries: Janey G. Blue
Janey Blue is in the sixth grade in Hawaii. Her father works at Pearl Harbor. There are Japanese Americans that live near them.
While she and her mother and brother are listening to the radio the attack on Pearl Harbor begins. The three flee their house and pick up a girl, Akiko, from across the street, a Japanese American. Later she worries that the white people will turn against those like her who look like the enemy but are actually Americans.
The story then covers their leaving their homes and seeking shelter in a sugar cane field, then being moved by troops to a temporary refuge. Later they return to their home and then go to a refugee camp.
This is a very good book, especially in that it deals with the immediate aftermath of the attack and how common people reacted to the attack and what they had to do.
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