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My Name is America: The Journal of Ben Uchida

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My Name is America: The Journal of Ben Uchida, Citizen 13559, Mirror Lake Internment Camp, California 1942
by Barry Denenberg

Heartbreaking and humorous, this is the fiction diary account of a 12-year-old prisoner in one of America's Japanese Internment Camps of World War II.

This book is part of the My Name is America series---a series of fictional journal accounts by boys living in different times in American history.  There is also a related series of fictional diaries written by girl characters---the Dear America series. Both series are written in the form of historical fiction diaries and are fantastic to use when teaching American history or even diary/journal writing.

Interest Level:   4th grade     5th grade     6th grade     7th grade

Reading Level:   DRA Level 40      Guided Reading Level S

Book Type:   chapter book

Related Lists:   Japanese Internment Camps     World War II     My Name is America series     historical fiction     diary/journal    history

 

Condition:  This book is used but in good condition. There's very little or no water damage, torn pages, damage to the spine, or writing on the outer cover or inside pages. Occasionally there's the previous owner's name / inscription on the inside front cover.  

 

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