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- DescriptionThis is a true story set in the Japanese internment camps of WWII. As a young boy, Kenichi Zenimura (Zeni) kws that he wants to be a baseball player, even though everyone tells him he's too small. He grows up to be a successful player, playing with Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig. But when the Japanese attack Pearl Harbor in 1941 Zeni, his wife and two sons are sent to one of several internment camps (more than 110,000 were imprisoned). Once there, Zeni and his family bring the game of baseball to the camp, along with a sense of hope.
- Author BiographyMarissa Moss has written and illustrated many books for children, including the popular Amelia's Notebook series as well as the novel Pharaoh's Secret; picture book Nurse, Soldier Spy; and upcoming historical fiction novel, A Soldier's Secret.
- Author(s)Marissa Moss
- Date of Publication01/04/2013
- SubjectPicture Books
- Place of PublicationNew York
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintAbrams Books for Young Readers
- Content NoteFull-colour illustrations throughout
- Weight544 g
- Width229 mm
- Height279 mm
- Spine13 mm
- Illustrator(s)Yuko Shimizu
- Format DetailsWith printed dust jacket
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