This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Berkeley, California - This town is located northeast of San Francisco across San Francisco Bay and is where the novel begins.
Evacuation Order No. 19 - This is the title of the signs the mother sees all over the town of Berkeley that prompt her to go home and begin packing. The order states that all Japanese must report to a Civil Control Station on a specified date.
Tanforan Racetrack - This site located south of San Francisco, California, held Japanese-Americans before they were sent to other internment camps. The mother, daughter...
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