boy by John Okada
Japanese American Internment
Visit this site to learn about the Japanese American
internment experience that John Okada writes about
in No-No Boy. You'll find photos, memories of
those who lived in the camps, links to other Web
sites, original documents, and more.
The Witch of Blackbird Pond by Elizabeth
Although The Witch of Blackbird Pond is set
in Connecticut (not Salem, Massachusetts), this
National Geographic site illustrates what it
might have been like to be involved in
a witch hunt in the late 1600s.
in April and Other Stories by Gary Soto
Official Gary Soto Website
Meet Gary Soto at his official Web site. Don't
miss the What's Up section, in which Soto discusses
the various readers he has in mind when he sits
down to write.
Where You Belong by Mary Ann McGuigan
Class of One
In 1960, Ruby Bridges Hall, a six-year-old,
walked into school escorted by four U.S. marshals.
Her attendance at a previously all-white school
made her the first African American child to
desegregate an elementary school. Read this
interview with her as she reflects on the experience.