York : Scholastic, 1992
World War II, the United States was at war with Japan. On the West Coast
of the United States, Japanese Americans came under suspicion. People assumed
that their loyalties were with Japan and not the U.S. For fifth grader
Mitzi, this leads to being shunned at school. Only one girl takes a chance
and befriends Mitzi. The two girls become close friends. When the President
order all Japanese Americans into resettlement camps, the girls must say
goodbye as Mitzi's family must give up everything they had worked for.
How will Mitzi survive? Will she and Ruthie ever see each other again?
Read THE MOON BRIDGE to find out.
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Fiction.
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