Japanese Internment

This guide includes historical fiction and non-fiction materials in the library classified as juvenile, YA (young adult), and adult. Relevant electronic resources accessible at the library are also listed. To find out where the book is available, click on the title. To get back to the list, click on the back button on the toolbar.


Ford, Jamie. Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet.*

Kadohata, Cynthia. Weedflower. YA FIC KAD

Larson, Elsie J. Dawn's Early Light. FIC LAR

Mazer, Harry. A Boy No More. J FIC MAZ

Means, Florence Crannell. The Moved-Outers.*

Mochizuki, Ken. Baseball Saved Us. J FIC MOC

Salisbury, Graham. Under the Blood Red Sun. J FIC SAL

Savin, Marcia. The Moon Bridge.*

Uchida, Yoshiko. Journey to Topaz. J FIC UCH

Wolff, Virginia. Bat 6. J FIC WOL

* Available through InterLibrary Loan.


Asian Americans: Opposing Viewpoints. YA 973.049 ASI

Conrat, Maisie, ed. Executive Order 9066. 640.547 CON

Crouter, Natalie. Forbidden Diary. 940.547 CRO

Davis, Daniel S. Behind Barbed Wire. J 640.547 DAV

Fremon, David K. Japanese-American Internment in American History. YA 940.531 FRE

Hamanaka, Sheila. The Journey: Japanese Americans, Racism, and Renewal. J 9730.19 HAM

Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki. Farewell to Manzanar. YA 940.547 HOU

Kitagawa, Daisuke. Issei and Nisei. 301.453 K

Stanley, Jerry. I am an American: A True Story of Japanese Internment. J 940.531 STA

Tunnell, Michael O. The Children of Topaz. YA 940.531 TUN

Uchida, Yoshiko.Invisible Thread. YA 813.09 UCH


Web Sites

Children of the Camps--A PBS companion web site.

Internment of Japanese Americans in Concentration Camps

The Exclusion of the Ethnic Japanese from the US West Coast in 1942.

Manzanar National Historic Site

Virtual Museum of the City of San Francisco.

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Updated 5/19/10 by KDV