The incarceration of Japanese Americans in the 1940s : literature for the high school classroom /

Offers texts and activities for teaching about the incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II, including poems, short stories and text and film versions of Farewell to Manzanar.

Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Endo, Rachel K. (Author)
Format: Book
Published: Urbana, Illinois : National Council of Teachers of English, [2018]
Series:NCTE high school literature series.
Table of Contents:
  • Why Japanese American literature?
  • Essential background information and context
  • Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston's Farewell to Manzanar
  • Teaching Farewell to Manzanar on Screen
  • Lawson Fusao Inada's poetry
  • Hisaye Yamamoto's Short Stories
  • Connecting Japanese American literature to current events.