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We Are Not Free by Traci Chee – Book Review

 

Title: We Are Not Free
Author: Traci Chee
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Release Date: September 1, 2020

After the bombing of Pearl Harbor during World War II (WWII), the United States shifts from viewing Japanese immigrants (Issei) and Japanese-Americans citizens (Nisei) with suspicion and scorn and decidedly begins viewing them as the enemy. As a result, over 100,000 Japanese, including U.S. citizens, are incarcerated in camps across the West. Whe