Winner: 2008 Saskatchewan Book Award (Young Adult category)
It is 1941 in rural California. Paula Harmon and Ken Nishimura have been friends and neighbours for as long as they can remember. But around them racial tension mounts as World War II intensifies and Pearl Harbor is bombed. Suddenly, Ken and his family are considered enemies in their own country. Paula and Ken’s friendship is tested and their lives changed forever by the horrifying events that follow…
Read a 4-Star Review in CM Magazine.
One of Resouce Links’ Years’ Best 2009.
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Alison Lohans reads from This Land We Call Home at the launch at Book & Brier Patch.