A Place Where Sunflowers Grow

By Amy Lee-Tai
Picture Books

It’s 1942 and thousands of Japanese Americans are sent to internment camps, including Mari and her family. Their lives are filled with trials and injustice, yet they maintain their dignity and hope through love and art. Lee-Tai used her own mother’s personal experiences as inspiration for this beautiful, profound, and moving story.

(Reviewed by Kate Phillips)

Genre Nonfiction
The Good and the Beautiful Library No
  • 5 Entertainment Value
  • 5 Moral Value
  • 3.5 Educational Value
  • 3 Literary Value
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