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So Far From the Sea

by Eve Bunting

A young girl and her family visit her grandfather's grave at Manzanar War Relocation Camp to say good-bye one last time. Color and black-and-white illustrations bring to life the story of the internment of Japanese Americans.  

  • Topics Asian Pacific American History,
    20th-Century History
  • Age Group Early Elementary: K-3
  • Book Type Fiction
  • Award Coretta Scott King Award
  • Publisher Clarion Books, 1985, New York, NY
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Award Key

Caldecott Medal
Most distinguished American picture book for children (annually).
Newberry Medal
Most distinguished contribution to American literature for children (annually).
Coretta Scott King Award
Distinguished books by authors and illustrators of African descent which promote an understanding and appreciation of the American dream (annually).
Golden Kite Award
Outstanding examples of text, illustration, fiction and nonfiction (four awards annually).
Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award
Outstanding work of historical fiction published by a U.S. publisher set in the New World.


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