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The Manzanar Scrapbook

The Manzanar Scrapbook

eBook - 2017
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A supposedly uncrackable safe gets burglarized. Valuable jewelry is stolen, along with a scrapbook that contains an old man's memories of being held as a boy in a Japanese-American internment camp during World War II. The four teenage members of the band The People Movers (Xavier Maplethorpe on vocals, Carlos Villarreal on lead guitar, Kenji Omura on bass, and Yusuf Karout on drums) investigate the case. Along the way to finding the identity of the perpetrator, they learn about honor, courage, and the long reach of history. What they discover about the motive behind the burglary brings them face to face with an eighty-year-old murder and the betrayal of a lifelong friendship.--Provided by publisher.
Excerpt: "What's that, Mom?" he asked, pointing inside the safe. There was a small book sitting in there. It had an orange plastic cover. "Oh, that's your grandfather's," said Mrs. Omura. "It's an old scrapbook of some kind. He asked us to keep it in here for him. It's very private, he asked us not to look at it. But it must be pretty important to him." --Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Ardmore, PA : Story Shares, 2017.
ISBN: 9781642610741
Characteristics: 1 online resource (64 pages)
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