Susan Aihoshi

Torn Apart


For more information about Scholastic Canada's Dear Canada series, visit:

Read more about Mary Kobayashi's life in the internment camp in Scholastic Canada's anthology, A Time for Giving. The short story, "Dear Sachi," looks at more of Mary's challenges while living in the remote B.C. interior.

A great resource for information about the Japanese Canadian community in the past as well as today, the Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre in Burnaby, B.C. has a good selection of children's books about and by Japanese Canadian and American authors:

The Virtual Museum of Canada has a fascinating online exhibit about the famed Asahi baseball team that played in British Columbia until 1941: