(The Lucky Baseball) [PDF READ] î Suzanne Lieurance

  • Paperback
  • 160
  • The Lucky Baseball
  • Suzanne Lieurance
  • English
  • 08 November 2018
  • 9780766036550

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The Lucky Baseball Download à eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Harry Yakamoto grew up in Seven Cedars California playing baseball going to school and working at his familys restaurant As a young Japanese American he faced discrimination daily But. The Lucky Baseball brings WWII history to life in an engaging and enlightening middle grade storyOn December 7 1941 Japan attacked the United States military base at Pearl Harbor Hawaii The surprise attack shocked Americans and a deep fear that Japan would launch a full scale attack on American home land grew President Franklin Roosevelt immediately entered the United States into WWIIOut of the growing fear bordering on hysteria that the American borders were at risk in February 1942 President Franklin Roosevelt issued Executive Order 9066 The Lucky Baseball is a fictional account through the eyes of a 12 year old boy of what Executive Order 9066 meant for Japanese Americans Harry Yakamoto was an average American boy he had friends went to school and loved baseball Only he was of Japanese descent Living in California during the 1940s people were prejudice against the Japanese just for prejudice s sake So the real American boys wouldn t let Harry or his best friend play on their baseball teamsThen Japan attacked the United States Japanese and people of Japanese descent were ordered to leave their homes businesses and all belongings except what they could carry They were moved to internment camps for their protection so they were told But the camps were fenced in and had military guards to keep the Japanese from leavingThese camps became Harry s and many other Japanese Americans new home for three years And The Lucky Baseball through a descriptive and engaging story tells of the living conditions personal losses and unconscionable treatment endured by Harry his family his friends and others But amidst the hardship baseball became a favorite past time for the children boys and girls alike While at home Harry couldn t be on a baseball team but in the camp he was the Captain of a team Ball playing provided a tidbit of normalcy in an otherwise unnatural environmentSuzanne Lieurance brings the 1940s to the reader She allows children to feel see smell hear and even taste the conditions within the internment camps I forced myself to climb out from under the warm covers I wiped a layer of sandy dirt from my face with the back of my hand My bed was covered with a layer of this dirt too In fact the whole room was dusted with a mixture of dirt and sand white as flour Another passage describes the intolerable cold that the refugees had to endure She the grandmother wrapped up in one of the army blankets We were both wearing our winter coats She shivered That was a description of the conditions inside the housing units which consisted of individual barracks each divided into six unitsrooms with half fast partitions separating familiesThe author also shows the human spirit and its ability to survive and prosperI am a huge fan of historical fiction adventures for children It s the perfect way to bring history to children in a format that they will find interesting entertaining and informative Lieurance focusing on baseball and a boy growing up did a wonderful job doing this with The Lucky BaseballAlong with a wonderful and very informative story the author includes The Real History Behind the Story at the end of the book It s full of facts about WWII Executive Order 9066 the camps and baseball in regard to the Japanese AmericansKaren CioffiAuthor Ghostwriter Freelance WriterKaren Cioffi Writing and Marketing

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The Lucky Baseball Download à eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB Life behind barbed wire and guarded watchtowers Follow Harry Yakamoto in this World War II story as he learns to live through difficult conditions in a Japanese American internment ca. The main character in this book is Henry who is 12 and who loves baseball He has a problem with a bully at his school He s Japanese American and like many others his life changes with the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor His father is taken away by the FBI and he begins to have problems with other studentts at schoolHis family ends up being sent to the Manzanar internment camp and the story describes his life there his relationship to other young people there how he helps his family and how he pursues his love of baseballThe book is good in how it covers from a personal approach how a young person had to deal with being taken from his home with his family and forcibly relocated to an internment camp The book also deals with bullies and how they effect the lives of those they bully and how someone can actually stand up to them

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The Lucky Baseball Download à eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941 his life would change forever Forced to move to a relocation center in the desert of California Harry and his family have to start a new. It was an ordinary December afternoon in 1941 in Seven Cedars California The calm before the storm of Pearl Harbor finds American born Harry Harukiwinning a baseball signed by Joe DiMaggio and working in his father s popular restaurant He and his family face discrimination because of their heritage and Harry who loves baseball is bullied and denied the chance to play Then the unthinkable happens Japan bombs Pearl Harbor and those of Japanese descent are plunged into a maelstrom of scorn indignity and fear Harry s father does not fear the bombs but the peopleThe Lucky Baseball My Story in a Japanese American Internment Camp by Suzanne Lieurance is the second middle grade novel about this topic that I have read in the last few months The story is the same though all Japanese are viewed as the enemy and eventually relocated to camps Harry his father and grandparents are sent to the first such camp Manzanar and the stark living conditions are clearly explained I was impressed with the stories of the families resiliency and ability to make the best of a shameful situationAuthor Lieurance hits all the bases as she describes this historic collision of ethnicities and the strong focus on baseball should interest young athletes Profetiens Utvalgte Phenomena 1 in 1941 his life would change forever Forced to move to a relocation center An Infamous Army in the desert of California Harry and his family have to start a new. It was an ordinary December afternoon L'Aiguillle creuse in 1941 Remote Viewers The Secret History of America's Psychic Spies in Seven Cedars California The calm before the storm of Pearl Harbor finds American born Harry Harukiwinning a baseball signed by Joe DiMaggio and working Cesario Gussago Sonate a uattro Sei Et Otti in his father s popular restaurant He and his family face discrimination because of their heritage and Harry who loves baseball The Korean War into a maelstrom of scorn Sara och Clovnen som grät Sara #4 in a Japanese American Internment Camp by Suzanne Lieurance The Exclamation Mark Hesperus Classics is the second middle grade novel about this topic that I have read Enter the Dragon China's Undeclared War Against the US in Korea 1950 51 in the last few months The story Bruce Lees Kampfstil 2 Bruce Lees Kampfstil #2 is the same though all Japanese are viewed as the enemy and eventually relocated to camps Harry his father and grandparents are sent to the first such camp Manzanar and the stark living conditions are clearly explained I was Lehrbuch Der Albanischen Sprache impressed with the stories of the families resiliency and ability to make the best of a shameful situationAuthor Lieurance hits all the bases as she describes this historic collision of ethnicities and the strong focus on baseball should Madame Tussaud A Novel of the French Revolution interest young athletes