inZone Books: Farewell to Manzanar

inZone Books: Farewell to Manzanar

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Overview

In 1941, the Wakatsuki family and all other Japanese Americans were forced to live inside a prison camp. Will they survive the prison camp, and if they do, will their lives ever be the same?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736231770
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 08/01/2006
Series: Reader's Workshop Series
Pages: 209

About the Author

Associate Professor, Literacy Education Northern Illinois University Dr. Alfred Tatum began his career as an eighth-grade teacher, later becoming a reading specialist and discovering the power of texts to reshape the life outcomes of struggling readers. His current research focuses on the literacy development of African American adolescent males, and he provides teacher professional development to urban middle and high schools. He serves on the National Advisory Reading Committee of the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) and is active in a number of literacy organizations. In addition to his book Teaching Reading to Black Adolescent Males: Closing the Achievement Gap, he has published in journals such as Reading Research Quarterly, Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, Educational Leadership, Journal of College Reading and Learning, and Principal Leadership.

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