Sylvia and Aki
Source:Tricycle Press, Volume 1st, Berkeley, p.151 (2011)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3603 .O5353 S95 2011
Keywords:1942-1945--Juvenile fiction, Farm life--California--Fiction, Farm life--California--Juvenile fiction, Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945--Fiction, Mexican Americans--Fiction, Mexican Americans--Juvenile fiction, Orange County (Calif.)--History--20th century--Fiction, Orange County (Calif.)--History--20th century--Juvenile fiction, Poston Relocation Center (Ariz.)--Fiction, Poston Relocation Center (Ariz.)--Juvenile fiction, Race relations--Fiction, Race relations--Juvenile fiction, Segregation in education--Fiction, Segregation in education--Juvenile fiction
Summary: At the start of World War II, Japanese-American third-grader Aki and her family are sent to an internment camp in Poston, Arizona, while Mexican-American third-grader Sylvia's family leases their Orange County, California, farm and begins a fight to stop school segregation.
Awards: Tomas Rivera Mexican-American Children's Book Award Winner, 2012; Ages 8-14