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The following books on the World War II internment experience of Japanese Americans are available in many libraries and bookstores:

A Buried Past II: A Sequel to the Annotated Bibliography of the Japanese American Research Project Collection
Compiled by Yuji Ichioka & Eiichiro Azuma. 1999

And Justice for All: An Oral History of the Japanese American Detention Camps
John Tateishi (Editor). 1984

An Enemy Among Friends
Kiyoaki Murata. 1991

Before the War: Poems as they Happened
Lawson Inada. 1971

The Bill of Rights and the Japanese American World War II Experience.
National Japanese American Historical Society and San Francisco Unified School District. 1992

Blue Jay in the Desert
Marlene Shigakawa. 1993

By Order of the President: FDR and the Internment of Japanese Americans
Greg Robinson. Harvard University Press. 2001

Citizen 13660
Mine Okubo. 1946

Changing Dreams and Treasured Memories: A Story of Japanese Americans in the Sacramento Region
Wayne Maeda. 2000

The Children of Topaz: The Story of a Japanese-American Internment Camp, Based on Classroom Diary
Michael O. Tunnell & George W. Chilcoat.

Confinement & Ethnicity: An Overview of World War II Japanese American Relocation Sites
Jeffrey F. Burton, Mary M. Farrell, Florence B. Lord, & Richard W. Lord. 1999

Crossing the Phantom River
James Masao Mitsui. 1978

Crystal City Internment Camp: 50th Anniversary Reunion

Dear Miye: Letters Home from Japan, 1939-1946
Mary Kimoto Tomita, Robert G. Lee (Translator). 1996

Desert Exile: The Uprooting of a Japanese-American Family
Yoshiko Uchida. University of Washington Press. 1998

Drawing the Line, Poems by Lawson Fusao Inada.
Lawson Fusao Inada. Coffee House Press. 1997

Enemies: World War II Alien Internment
John Christgau. 2001

The Evacuation Diary of Hatsuye Egami.
Edited by Claire Gorfinkel. Intentional Productions. 1995

Exile Within: The Schooling of Japanese Americans 1941-1945
Thomas James. 1987

The Experience of Injustice: Health Consequences of the Japanese American Internment
Gwendolyn M. Jensen. UMI Dissertation Services. 1997

Face of the Enemy, Heart of a Patriot: Japanese-American Internment Narratives

(Modern Eyes American History)
Ann Koto Hayashi / Hardcover. 1995

A Fence Away From Freedom: Japanese Americans and World War II.
Ellen Levine. G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1995

Free to Die for Their Country: The Story of the Japanese American Draft Resisters During World War II
Eric L. Muller. University of Chicago Press. 2001

From a Three-Cornered World, New & Selected Poems.
James Masao Mitsui. University of Washington Press. 1997

From Our Side of the Fence: Growing Up in America's Concentration Camps
Ed., Brian Komei Dempster. 2001

Go for Broke: A Pictoral History of the Japanese American 100th Infantry Battalion and the 442d Regimental Combat Team

Chester Tanaka / Hardcover. 1997

Honor by Fire: Japanese Americans at War in Europe and the Pacific
Lyn Crost. 1996

Identity Crisis of the Sansei and the Concentration Camp. Nobu Miyoshi. Sansei Legacy Project. 1994

Imprisoned Apart: The World War II Correspondence of an Issei Couple

(Scott and Laurie Oki Series in Asian American Studies)
Louis Fiset, Roger Daniels. 1998

The Invisible Thread: Memoir of a Girl Consigned to a Concentration Camp
Yoshiko Uchida. 1991

Issei and Nisei: The Internment Years
Daisuke Kitagawa. 1974

Japanese American Women: Three Generations 1890-1990
Mei Nakano. 1990

Japanese Americans and World War II: Exclusion, Internment, and Redress
Donald Teruo Hata, et al. 1995

Japanese Americans: From Relocation to Redress
Roger Daniels, et al. 1992

Jewel of the Desert: Japanese American Internment at Topaz
Sandra C. Taylor. 1993

Judgment Without Trial: Japanese American Imprisonment during World War II
Tetsuden Kashima. University of Washington Press.

Justice at War
Peter Irons. 1993

Justice Delayed: The Record of the Japanese American Internment Cases
Peter Irons (Editor). 1989

The Kikuchi Diary: Chronicle from an American Concentration Camp.
Kikuchi, Charles. 1993

Legacy of Injustice : Exploring the Cross-Generational Impact of the Japanese American Internment
Donna K. Nagata. 1993

Life in a Japanese American Internment Camp
(Way People Live)
Diane Yancey. 1998

Manzanar: Photographs by Ansel Adams
John Armor & Peter Wright. 1989

May Sky - There is Always Tomorrow: An Anthology of Japanese American Concentration Camp Kaiko Haiku
Compiled by Violet Kazue de Cristoforo.

Morning Glory, Evening Shadow: Yamato Ichihashi and His Internment Writings, 1942-1945
Ed., Gordon H. Chang. 1997

My Six Years of Internment: An Issei's Struggle for Justice
Rev. Yoshiaki Fukuda. 1957

Nisei: The Quiet Americans
Bill Hosokawa. 1969

Only What We Could Carry: The Japanese American Internment Experience
Ed. Lawson Fusao Inada.

Our House Divided: Seven Japanese American Families in World War II
Tomi Kaizawa Knaefler. 1991

Personal Justice Denied: Report of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians. United States Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of civilians, et al. 1997

Prejudice, War and the Constitution: Causes and Consequences of the Evacuation of the Japanese Americans in World War II
Jacobus tenBroek, Edward N. Barnhart, & Floyd W. Matson. 1970

Prisoners Without Trial
Roger Daniels. 1993

Reminiscing in Swingtime
George Yoshida. 1997

Righting a Wrong: Japanese Americans and the Passage of the Civil Liberties Act of 1988
Leslie T. Hatamiya. 1993

Second Kinenhi: Reflections on Tule Lake
Tule Lake Committee. 2000

The Spoilage
Dorothy Swaine Thomas & Richard S. Nishimoto 1946

Strangers From A Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans
Ronald Takaki. 1989

The Stubborn Twig: Three Generations in the Life of a Japanese American Family
Lauren Kessler. 1993

Through Innocent Eyes: Writing and Art from the Japanese American Internment
Poston I Schoolchildren, Vincent Tajiri, Ed., Keiro Services Press, 1990

Tule Lake: From Relocation to Segregation
Harold Stanley Jacoby. 1996

Views from Within: The Japanese American Evacuation and Resettlement Study
Ed., Yuji Ichioka. 1989

Whispered Silences: Japanese Americans and World War II
Gary Y. Okihiro, Joan Myers (Photographer). 1996

Why She Left Us
Rahna Reiko Rizzuto.

Years of Infamy: The Untold Story of America's Concentration Camps
Michi Nishimura Weglyn. 1996

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