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164400
Fall down seven times, stand up eight : Patsy Takemoto Mink and the fight for Title IX by Bryant, Jen 

BTSB Prebound(Quill Tree Books, 2022)

BTSB #: 164400 Available

Dewey: 328/BAges: 4-8   


Subjects: Mink, Patsy T.,|d1927-2002 United States.|tEducation Amendments of 1972.|pTitle IX United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Biography Japanese Americans - Biography Women legislators - Biography Women's rights Equality


Summary: Explores the life of Patsy Mink, the first BIPOC woman--and first Asian American woman--elected to Congress who helped create Title IX, the law that requires federally funded schools to treat boys and girls equally.


22.58 *

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P08334
Farewell to Manzanar by Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki 

Audio Book(Findaway World, LLC, 2020)

BTSB #: P08334 Available

Dewey: 940.53/CAges: 10-14   


Subjects: Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki Japanese Americans - Forced removal and imprisonment, 1942-1945 Japanese Americans - Biography World War, 1939-1945


Summary: The true story of the Wakatsuki family of Santa Monica, California, as told by the author, who was seven years old when she and her family were taken by bus 250 miles to Camp Manzanar, near the High Sierras. The drama follows the family from their well-ordered, pleasant life in Santa Monica to the emotion-shattering experience of being uprooted and evacuated to camps.


56.99 *

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583993
Fred Korematsu [My Itty-Bitty Bio]by Loh-Hagan, Virginia 

BTSB Prebound(Cherry Lake, 2022)

BTSB #: 583993 Available

Dewey: 341.6/BAges: 4-8   
AR: 1.7 LG Lexile: 410

Subjects: Korematsu, Fred,|d1919-2005 Japanese Americans - Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 Japanese Americans - Civil rights - History|y20th century Civil rights workers - United States - Biography Japanese Americans - Biography


Summary: Examines the life of civil rights hero Fred Korematsu, a Japanese American who stood up for other Japanese Americans during World War II.


23.96 *

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512063
Patsy Mink [She Persisted]by Keller, Tae 

BTSB Prebound(Philomel, 2022)

BTSB #: 512063 Available

Dewey: 328.73/BAges: 6-9   
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Subjects: Mink, Patsy T.,|d1927-2002 United States.|tEducation Amendments of 1972.|pTitle IX United States.|bCongress.|bHouse - Biography Japanese Americans - Biography Women legislators - Biography


Summary: When Patsy Mink won her seat in the House of Representatives as a Democrat from Hawaii, she became the first woman of color and the first Asian American woman elected to Congress. A co-author of the Title XI amendment of the Higher Education Act, she was a champion of rights for women, children, immigrants, and minorities throughout her twenty-four years in Congress.


20.48 *

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Patsy Mink [My Itty-Bitty Bio]by Loh-Hagan, Virginia 

BTSB Prebound(Cherry Lake, 2022)

BTSB #: 584030 Available

Dewey: 328.73/BAges: 4-7   
AR: 1.9 LG Lexile: 460

Subjects: Mink, Patsy T.,|d1927-2002 United States.|bCongress - Biography Legislators - United States - Biography Women legislators - United States - Biography Legislators - Hawaii - Biography Women legislators - Hawaii - Biography Japanese Americans - Biography Japanese American women - Biography


Summary: Examines the life of Hawaiian Patsy Mink, the first Asian American woman elected to Congress.


23.96 *

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While I was away by Brown, Waka T. 

Paperback(Quill Tree Books, 2022)

BTSB #: 162531 Available

Dewey: 305.8956/AAges: 8-12   
AR: 5.1 MG

Subjects: Brown, Waka T Japanese Americans - Biography Families Grandparent-grandchild relationship Tokyo (Japan)


Summary: When twelve-year-old Waka's parents suspect she can't understand basic Japanese they speak to her, they make the drastic decision to send her to Tokyo to live for several months with her strict grandmother. Forced to say goodbye to her friends and what would have been her summer vacation, Waka is plucked from her straight-A-student life in rural Kansas and flown across the globe, where she faces the culture shock of a lifetime.


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