Award winning fiction, Canadian fiction, West coast fiction, Canadian authors (Fiction)
Fourteen-year-old Tadashi his family are forced to abandon their fishing village on the northwest coast of British Columbia and move into an internment centre in Vancouver with other Japanese Canadians during the Second World War. For Tadashi, detention becomes both… an adventure and a dilemma as he struggles to understand the undercurrents of racism and injustice that have overtaken his life and those of his community. Ruth Schwartz Book Award. Sequel to "War of the eagles." Grades 5-8. 2000.