Those Who Helped Us: Assisting Japanese Americans During the War (Paperback)
In this blend of fiction and nonfiction, two young Japanese American sisters try to make sense of a world where their government imprisons them in World War II concentration camps while some of their friends and neighbors come to their aid.
Ken Mochizuki is the author of the award-winning and bestselling children's picture books "Baseball Saved Us," "Heroes" and "Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story." He also wrote the young adult novel, "Beacon Hill Boys," the Living Voices performance piece "Within the Silence," and a musical version of "Baseball Saved Us" staged by Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre. As a journalist and historian, he is the author of, and contributor to, several adult nonfiction histories.Kiku Hughes is a cartoonist and illustrator based in the Seattle area. Her work has been featured in Beyond Anthology volumes 1 and 2, Short Box #6 and Team Avatar Tales. Her first graphic novel, "Displacement," was published by First Second in 2020.