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Mike Is Not the Enemy, He’s My Friend
By Gary Burzell
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,730. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2010. Category: Fiction
A short story for teens and young adults: As an old man listens to his granddaughter talk about her Muslim girlfriend, he remembers his friendship with a Japanese boy, and how the events of WWII changed it all.
Xs and Os
By Jan Morrill
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,980. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2011. Category: Fiction
This Pushcart nominated story takes place in Arkansas during World War II. When Jubie Lee Franklin meets Sachiko Kimura, they find though their skin color is different, they have something in common.
Study Guide: Farewell to Manzanar (A BookCaps Study Guide)
By BookCaps
Series: Study Guides, Book 16. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,080. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
The perfect companion to Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston’s " Farewell to Manzanar," this study guide contains a chapter by chapter analysis of the book, a summary of the plot, and a guide to major characters and themes. BookCap Study Guides do not contain text from the actual book, and are not meant to be purchased as alternatives to reading the book.
By B. Handy
Price: Free! Words: 870. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2011. Category: Fiction
Putting the pieces together from a wild night while managing to lose them at the same time.
In Defense of Civil Rights: The 40 Year History of the Asian Law Caucus
By Sam Cacas
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 49,220. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
“In Defense of Civil Rights: The 40 year history of the Asian Law Caucus” by Sam Cacas shines a bright light upon the Korematsu decision and the first Asian Pacific American class action employment discrimination case - often ignored American legal history which Asian Pacific Americans have been involved in and which the Asian Law Caucus pioneered including the.
The Sea-God at Sunrise
By G.L. Tysk
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 135,350. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Fiction
Two Japanese fisherman blown off course by a typhoon are rescued by an American whaling ship in 1841. When the ship's reclusive captain suddenly falls ill, they must help the crew unravel a secret from his past. Inspired by the true story of John Manjiro, one of the first Japanese in America.
Something Fishy in Manhattan
By JB Clemmens
Series: Lieutenant James Mysteries, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 54,070. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Fiction
Japanese customs are woven into the story of a death by blowfish murder in New York. Hoshi Sato, a licensed fugu chef is accused when an evil man becomes paralyzed and dies after eating Hoshi's fugu platter. Lieutenant James uncovers many motives, too many, among the people Hoshi knows from his art class. But the real killer is no match for Lt. James' dogged detective work and cunning.
Internment Camps for Japanese-Americans During World War Two: A History Just for Kids!
By BookCaps
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,630. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
During World War Two, the United States fought mainly against Germany, Italy, and Japan. As you can imagine, any Germans, Italians, or Japanese citizens visiting or temporarily working in the United States when the war broke out, quickly found themselves feeling unwelcome. After all, they belonged to a government that was actively fighting against the country that they were in. For many of those
Luna Waxing: Book 1 of the Luna Cycle
By Devon Gidley
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 95,640. Language: American English. Published: January 19, 2014. Category: Fiction
What would you do if you couldn’t hug, kiss, or touch the person closest to you? Celeste Nix thinks she going to a college like any other. And it is, except for some of the people in class. There is Iris, the three-color-dyed-hair pixie girl. There is Hunter, the hunky soccer playing senior. There is Lupe, the modern day Wicca. And then there is Haruki. She doesn't know what he is. Yet.