The Bracelet
illustrated by Joanna Yardley
published in 1996

Details

Appropriate age:
Young Kid (age 5-7)
Reading level:
Grade 2
Genre: Fiction
Cultures: Americas, Japan, Asia Oceania, United States, African American
Subjects: War, Cats, School

Description

The year is 1942 and America is at war with Japan. All Japanese-Americans are being sent to live in internment camps for the duration of the war, including seven-year-old Emi and her family. Before they go, Emi's friend, Laurie, gives her a gold heart bracelet to remember their friendship. But upon her arrival at the camp, Emi discovers she has lost the bracelet. How will she remember her friend now? Full color.