Dash

Dash

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When her family is forced into an internment camp, Mitsi Kashino is separated from her home, her classmates, and her beloved dog Dash; and as her family begins to come apart around her, Mitsi clings to her one connection to the outer world--the letters from the kindly neighbor who is caring for Dash.
Publisher: New York :, Scholastic Press,, 2014
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780545416351
0545416353
Characteristics: 243 pages ; 22 cm

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ChristchurchLib Oct 27, 2014

"After the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor, 11-year-old Mitsi and her Japanese American family are forced to move to an internment camp, leaving their home -- and Mitsi's beloved dog, Dash -- behind. A neighbour agrees to foster Dash, and the letters that Mitsi receives "from Dash" give her courage despite the fear and hardships she faces during her family's imprisonment. For further heartwarming letters between a dog and a human who are separated by World War II, check out Duke, also by Kirby Lawson; for more stories of Japanese American internment camps, try Cynthia Kadohata's Weedflower." Kids' Books October 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/965fdc34-a334-470a-b762-c1b8e02d058e?postId=e10f2a09-b2a3-4420-9dbc-b7446cedba19

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