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Seen and Unseen: What Dorothea Lange, Toyo Miyatake, and Ansel Adams's Photographs Reveal About the Japanese American Incarceration

By Lucinda Dyer, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Haunting and powerful look at a dark period in U.S. history.

book cover of Seen and Unseen shows a drawing of a photographer at the Manzanar prison camp taking a picture of a prisoner near a watchtower. Also shows closeup of a camera lens

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The engaging layout filled to overflowing with illustrations and photographs delivers a strong message about confronting the hard truths in American history. The graphic-novel-like illustrations in Seen and Unseen are sure to captivate readers who would never willingly pick up a book about history.

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