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Fish for Jimmy

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Fish for Jimmy

Based on One Family's Experience in a Japanese American Internment Camp
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For two boys in a Japanese American family, everything changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and the United States went to war. With the family forced to leave their home and go to an internment camp, Jimmy loses his appetite. Older brother Taro takes matters into his own hands and, night after night, sneaks out of the camp and catches fresh fish for Jimmy to help make him strong again. This affecting tale of courage and love is an adaptation of the author's true family story.

For two boys in a Japanese American family, everything changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor and the United States went to war. With the family forced to leave their home and go to an internment camp, Jimmy loses his appetite. Older brother Taro takes matters into his own hands and, night after night, sneaks out of the camp and catches fresh fish for Jimmy to help make him strong again. This affecting tale of courage and love is an adaptation of the author's true family story.

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  • ATOS:
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  • Lexile:
    880
  • Interest Level:
    LG
  • Reading Level:
    3 - 5

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About the Author-
  • Katie Yamasaki is a teacher, an illustrator, and an internationally acclaimed muralist who lives in New York City. When she was growing up, the World War II internment of 110,000 Japanese and Japanese American citizens was never discussed, even though most of Katie's Japanese family was interned. She wrote this book to honor their bravery.

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