Fred Korematsu Speaks upBook - 2017
Inspired by the award-winning book for adults Wherever There's a Fight , the Fighting for Justice series introduces young readers to real-life heroes and heroines of social progress. The story of Fred Korematsu's fight against discrimination explores the life of one courageous person who made the United States a fairer place for all Americans, and it encourages all of us to speak up for justice.
From Library Staff
Seattle Kids Librarians Apr 17, 2019
Fred Korematsu liked listening to music on the radio, playing tennis, and hanging around with his friends—just like lots of other Americans. But everything changed when the United States went to war with Japan in 1941 and the government forced all people of Japanese ancestry to leave their homes ... Read More »
American teenager Fred Korematu's life changed forever in 1941, when people of Japanese ancestry were forced into prison camps. Fred refused to go, was imprisoned for protesting, and was an outspoken activist until he died. MS