booksyalove.com
In wartime, love is written WITHIN THESE LINES, by Stephanie Morrill (YA book review)
Pearl Harbor,Evacuations and preparations, American citizens sent to concentration camps. Yes, Manzanar, Heart Mountain, and the other ‘relocation camps’ where Japanese-Americans were sent – with only the suitcases they could carry – were concentration camps. Trusting neighbors to safeguard their houses, selling cars and business equipment for pennies on the dollar, Japanese-Americans on the West Coast hoped to return home soon… Parents and neighbors wouldn’t approve of their relationship, but after his family is sent to Manzanar, Taichi and Evalina write letter after letter, daring to plan a future together. Happy book birthday on March 5th to Within These Lines! Would you speak out against popular opinion in stressful times, …