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Blue Jay in the Desert by Marlene Shigekawa, illustrated by Isao Kikuchi [in What Do I Read Next? Multicultural Literature]

Blue Jay in the DesertJunior and his family live in Camp Poston, an internment camp where Japanese Americans were imprisoned during World War II. Junior’s grandfather is carving him a special blue jay, but young Junior would rather have a bigger, stronger bird. Junior must discover for himself the significance of the blue jay.

Review: “Asian American Titles,” What Do I Read Next? Multicultural Literature, Gale Research, 1997

Readers: Children

Published: 1993


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