My November Book Report:
Journey Home, book report by Debbie
This two-four weeks I have been reading Journey Home. The person who wrote this book is called Yoshiko Uchida. This book is historic fiction. Journey Home is about a girl named Yuki who was here in the United States during World War II who has a lot of problems because she's Japanese and people don't like them, because Japan was attacking them. So her and her family went to a concentration cap in Utah desert. Topay. So I'm going to tell you a little bit about the setting, main characters, and the plot.
The setting is in World War II. They lived in Utah. Topay is an apartment. The owner Mrs. Henley Yuki didn't really like her. They first were in a concentration camp to be away from the coast because they thought they were sending signals to the Japanese. So later on they got told they could leave so they did. They first lived in California, but they got tooken away from home. Now they want to go back to California.
The main characters are Yuki, Mom, Dad, Mrs. Henley, Mrs. Jamieson, Ken, Emi, and Uncle Uka. Yuki is definitely the main character. She is the one who has the problems in her life. Mom is Yuki's mother of course and her mom loves to write poems about things. She really helps Yuki out a lot. Dad also helps Yuki a lot too. Right now he can't find a decent job. Mrs. Henley is the land lady who owns the apartment. She's nothing like Mrs. Jamieson, says Yuki. Mrs. Jamieson is their old neighbor in California. Ken is her older brother who went to war to fight off Japanese. Emi is Yuki's best friend, and she's still in the camp. Finally Uncle Uka is a friend of Yuki's who lives in California and he's Japanese too.
Now I'm going to tell you about the plot. Yuki had a lot of problems some of them are they were tooken from their home in California, thrown into a camp, her brother went to war, now she moves into an apartment in Utah, her best friend Emi is still in the camp, and she misses everybody in California. All these problems started shaping up when they got a call from Ken saying he was hurt so he was coming home. The problems were solved when they got to go back to California. Emi was coming. Her brother was coming home. She finally got to see Mrs. Jamieson again that was really good. Then she meet Uncle Uka and they became good friends.
I really liked this book a lot. I thought the author was great. It was also a little sad, because one of mom's friends died so I thought that was sad. Besides that everthing was good. If you haven't ever read this book, you should.
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