"This is a story about the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, focusing on the experiences of one high school student, Shi Nomura, and relating them to the larger events of the period." It is illustrated with photographs. This is really an excellent book for teaching this difficult historical fact of American treatment of Americans during wartime. Published by Scholastic. Depending on the maturity of the child, this could be very useful for middle school age and up.