{"id":4493369213007,"title":"Desert Diary","handle":"desert-diary","description":"\u003cb\u003e\u003cspan size=\"4\" style=\"font-size: large;\"\u003eDesert Diary\u003c\/span\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan size=\"3\" style=\"font-size: medium;\"\u003eJapanese American Kids Behind Barbed Wire\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\u003ch6\u003eComing October 6, 2020. Preorder today!\u003c\/h6\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy: \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/michael-o-tunnell\"\u003eMichael O. Tunnell\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eA moving primary source sheds light on the Japanese American children imprisoned during World War II. \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMae Yanagi was eight years old when she started school in the Topaz War Relocation Center, a square mile of Utah desert. Her third-grade class kept an illustrated diary full of details about schoolwork, sports, pets, and holidays – as experienced behind barbed wire. Diary pages, archival photographs, and narrative nonfiction text convey the harsh challenges experienced by the children of this prison camp, as well as their remarkable resilience. \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThis historical account by award-winning author Michael O. Tunnell fleshes out a little-known primary source from an important chapter of United States history with interviews of Mae Yanagi and her former classmates. A must-read for young people discussing Japanese American imprisonment during World War II. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER RECOMMENDATIONS BELOW - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"recommended-books\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf you like this book, you’ll enjoy these: \u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/candy-bomber\"\u003eCandy Bomber\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - START OF TABS - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e [TABS]\n\u003ch5\u003eLook Inside\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"spread\"\u003e\n\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/desert-diary-spread.jpg?v=1583769810\"\u003e\u003c!-- Please call pinit.js only once per page --\u003e\n\u003cscript type=\"text\/javascript\" async=\"\" defer data-pin-shape=\"round\" data-pin-height=\"32\" data-pin-hover=\"true\" src=\"\/\/assets.pinterest.com\/js\/pinit.js\"\u003e\u003c\/script\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAuthor \u0026amp; Illustrator\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMichael O. 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Michael lives in Oren, Utah. \u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/pages\/michael-o-tunnell\"\u003eRead more \u003c\/a\u003eabout Michael.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - ENTER AWARDS \u0026 HONORS BELOW - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAwards \u0026amp; Honors\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003eComing soon!\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - ENTER REVIEWS BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eEditorial Reviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eComing soon!\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - ENTER DOWNLOADABLES BELOW - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eDownloadables\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"medium-cover\"\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/desert-diary-cover.jpg?v=1583769810\"\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"btn-wrapper\"\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/desert-diary-cover-hires.jpg.zip?v=1583769811\" class=\"product-btn\"\u003eDownload the Cover\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER DETAILS BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eDetails\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eEnter format here\u003c\/strong\u003e \u003cbr\u003eISBN: 978-1-58089-789-1\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eE-book\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003eISBN: \u003cspan\u003e978-1-63289-613-1\u003c\/span\u003e EPUB\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eFor information about purchasing E-books, \u003ca title=\"E-book\" href=\"http:\/\/charlesbridge.myshopify.com\/pages\/e-books\"\u003eclick here\u003c\/a\u003e.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAges: 9-12\u003cbr\u003ePage count: 144\u003cbr\u003e8 x 10\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n[\/TABS]","published_at":"2020-03-09T11:23:35-04:00","created_at":"2020-03-09T11:48:21-04:00","vendor":"Charlesbridge","type":"Children's Book","tags":["Browse by Age_Ages 6-10","Browse by Age_Middle Grade","Browse by Fiction\/Nonfiction_Nonfiction","Browse by Language_English","Browse by Subject_Diversity","Browse by Subject_History \u0026 Biography","Browse by Subject_Parent \u0026 Teacher","Browse by Subject_School Days","Browse by Subject_Social Studies\/Cultures"],"price":1999,"price_min":1999,"price_max":1999,"available":true,"price_varies":false,"compare_at_price":null,"compare_at_price_min":0,"compare_at_price_max":0,"compare_at_price_varies":false,"variants":[{"id":31857043570767,"title":"Hardcover","option1":"Hardcover","option2":null,"option3":null,"sku":"97891","requires_shipping":true,"taxable":false,"featured_image":{"id":14346040574031,"product_id":4493369213007,"position":1,"created_at":"2020-03-09T11:59:44-04:00","updated_at":"2020-04-13T11:14:15-04:00","alt":"Desert Diary book cover","width":1200,"height":1500,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/products\/DesertDiary_cvr_150.jpg?v=1586790855","variant_ids":[31857043570767]},"available":true,"name":"Desert Diary - Hardcover","public_title":"Hardcover","options":["Hardcover"],"price":1999,"weight":369,"compare_at_price":null,"inventory_quantity":10,"inventory_management":"shopify","inventory_policy":"continue","barcode":"978-1-58089-789-1","featured_media":{"alt":"Desert Diary book cover","id":6519029760079,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.8,"height":1500,"width":1200,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/products\/DesertDiary_cvr_150.jpg?v=1583769584"}}}],"images":["\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/products\/DesertDiary_cvr_150.jpg?v=1586790855"],"featured_image":"\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/products\/DesertDiary_cvr_150.jpg?v=1586790855","options":["Title"],"media":[{"alt":"Desert Diary book cover","id":6519029760079,"position":1,"preview_image":{"aspect_ratio":0.8,"height":1500,"width":1200,"src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/products\/DesertDiary_cvr_150.jpg?v=1583769584"},"aspect_ratio":0.8,"height":1500,"media_type":"image","src":"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/products\/DesertDiary_cvr_150.jpg?v=1583769584","width":1200}],"content":"\u003cb\u003e\u003cspan size=\"4\" style=\"font-size: large;\"\u003eDesert Diary\u003c\/span\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\u003cspan size=\"3\" style=\"font-size: medium;\"\u003eJapanese American Kids Behind Barbed Wire\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/b\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\u003ch6\u003eComing October 6, 2020. Preorder today!\u003c\/h6\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy: \u003ca href=\"\/pages\/michael-o-tunnell\"\u003eMichael O. Tunnell\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eA moving primary source sheds light on the Japanese American children imprisoned during World War II. \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eMae Yanagi was eight years old when she started school in the Topaz War Relocation Center, a square mile of Utah desert. Her third-grade class kept an illustrated diary full of details about schoolwork, sports, pets, and holidays – as experienced behind barbed wire. 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A must-read for young people discussing Japanese American imprisonment during World War II. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER RECOMMENDATIONS BELOW - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"recommended-books\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf you like this book, you’ll enjoy these: \u003cbr\u003e\u003ca href=\"\/products\/candy-bomber\"\u003eCandy Bomber\u003c\/a\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - START OF TABS - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e [TABS]\n\u003ch5\u003eLook Inside\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"spread\"\u003e\n\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/desert-diary-spread.jpg?v=1583769810\"\u003e\u003c!-- Please call pinit.js only once per page --\u003e\n\u003cscript type=\"text\/javascript\" async=\"\" defer data-pin-shape=\"round\" data-pin-height=\"32\" data-pin-hover=\"true\" src=\"\/\/assets.pinterest.com\/js\/pinit.js\"\u003e\u003c\/script\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAuthor \u0026amp; Illustrator\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eMichael O. 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Desert Diary

Desert Diary
Japanese American Kids Behind Barbed Wire

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By: Michael O. Tunnell

A moving primary source sheds light on the Japanese American children imprisoned during World War II. 

Mae Yanagi was eight years old when she started school in the Topaz War Relocation Center, a square mile of Utah desert. Her third-grade class kept an illustrated diary full of details about schoolwork, sports, pets, and holidays – as experienced behind barbed wire. Diary pages, archival photographs, and narrative nonfiction text convey the harsh challenges experienced by the children of this prison camp, as well as their remarkable resilience. 

This historical account by award-winning author Michael O. Tunnell fleshes out a little-known primary source from an important chapter of United States history with interviews of Mae Yanagi and her former classmates. A must-read for young people discussing Japanese American imprisonment during World War II. 

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Michael O. Tunnell, author

Michael O. Tunnell is a retired professor of children's literature and the author of several books for young readers, including Candy Bomber: The Story of the Berlin Airlift's "Chocolate Pilot," an Orbis Pictus Honor book. Michael lives in Oren, Utah. 

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