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Denied, Detained, Deported

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The history of immigration in America comes alive! Engaging patriotic stories of hope that shape most immigration books are supplemented here by the lesser-known stories of those denied, detained, and deported.

The St. Louis, a ship filled with Jewish refugees from Nazi Germany sought refuge in American ports and was turned away. Japanese-Americans were rounded up during World War II and placed in detention centers. Their stories and more in this richly illustrated volume.


  • Ages 10 and up
  • Hardcover
  • 112 pages
  • 7 1/2 x 10"
  • © 2008

Author Info

Ann Bausum has written several acclaimed reference books for National Geographic Children's Books, including Freedom Riders, a 2007 Sibert Honor Book, and Courage and Cloth, winner of the 2005 Jane Addams Children's Book Award, Our Country's Presidents, and Our Country's First Ladies. She lives in Beloit, Wisconsin.

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