Friday, June 27th, 2014

 

When the Emperor is Divine

When the Emperor was Divine by Julie Otsuka is a story about a Japanese American family who is ordered to evacuate their house and move to an internment camp. Japanese Americans during World War II, who lived in Washington, California and other parts of Arizona, were sent to these detention camps in secluded areas of the United Sates. More than fifty percent of these Japanese were U.S. citizens and their crime was that they belonged to a Japanese Ancestry. The story depicts the experiences of a family who are sidetrackedRead More