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Dust of Eden

Written by Mariko Nagai
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In 1942, 13-year-old Mina Masako Tagawa and her Japanese American family are sent from their home in Seattle to an internment camp in Idaho. All they can do is wonder when America will remember that they, too, are Americans. This memorable and powerful novel in verse, written by award-winning author Mariko Nagai, explores the nature of fear, the beauty of life, and the hope of acceptance triumphing over bigotry.

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Mariko Nagai

MARIKO NAGAI was born in Tokyo and raised in Belgium and the United States, where she graduated from NYU’s creative writing program. She has received numerous awards and fellowships for her poetry and short stories, including the Pushcart Prize in both fiction and poetry. She teaches creative writing at Temple University in Japan. This is her first book for children.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780807517383
Publication Date:
October 1, 2018
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0807517380
Accelerated Reader Points:
2.0
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
173373
ATOS Book Level:
5.5
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
MG

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