Sylvia & Aki

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Sylvia & Aki

by Winifred Conkling

First Release:

September 2011

ISBN: 9781582463971

When Aki’s family is sent to a Japanese internment camp, Sylvia’s family leases their farm. But Sylvia is also facing discrimination, as a Mexican American. Afterword about the Mendez and Munemitsu families, school segregation, and Japanese internment camps. Further reading. Bibliography. Black-and-white photographs of the real Sylvia and Aki.

 
  • ISBN: 9781582463971
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: -
    Publisher: Tricycle
    Page Count: 200
    Trim Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
    Dewey Classification: Fic
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 5.2, Points: 4
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.6, Points: 7
    Lexile: Level: 760L
    Awards & Honors: 2012 Jane Addams Award, Older Children; 2012 CCBC Choices; 2012 Tomás Rivera Mexican American Children’s Book Award
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