In 1942 America, seven-year-old Emi and her Japanese-American family are forced to leave their home, a situation that becomes even more devastating when she loses a precious gold bracelet, a gift from her best friend.
Yoshiko Uchida has written more than twenty-five books for children, including “A Jar” “of Dreams” and “The Best Bad Thing.” Many of Ms. Uchida’s writings are inspired by her Japanese-American heritage. During World War II, she and her family were forced to live in West Coast internment camps. It is in this experience that “The Bracelet” is based.
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