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Hesse, Karen.
New York : M. K. McElderry, 2003.
IL 5-8, RL 6.0
ISBN 0689861893
During World War II, the Japanese invaded the Aleutian Islands in Alaska.  Within days, the U.S. military evacuated all the native people supposedly for their own protection.  They were relocated to camps in Alaska's southwest where the living conditions were deplorable.  One in four people died in the camps.  This is Vera's story of her life in the camps and what she finds when the war is over.
SUBJECTS:     Aleuts -- Fiction.
                        Racially mixed people -- Fiction.
                        World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.
                        Concentration camps -- Fiction.
                        Historical fiction.


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