They Called Us Enemy

They Called Us Enemy A stunning graphic memoir recounting actor author activist George Takei s childhood imprisoned within American concentration camps during World War II Experience the forces that shaped an American icon and America itself in this gripping tale of courage, country, loyalty, and love.George Takei has captured hearts and minds worldwide with his captivating stage presence and outspoken commitment to equal rights But long before he braved new frontiers in Star Trek, he woke up as a four year old boy to find his own birth country at war with his father s and their entire family forced from their home into an uncertain future.In 1942, at the order of President Franklin D Roosevelt, every person of Japanese descent on the west coast was rounded up and shipped to one of ten relocation centers, hundreds or thousands of miles from home, where they would be held for years under armed guard They Called Us Enemy is Takei s firsthand account of those years behind barbed wire, the joys and terrors of growing up under legalized racism, his mother s hard choices, his father s faith in democracy, and the way those experiences planted the seeds for his astonishing future.What is American Who gets to decide When the world is against you, what can one person do To answer these questions, George Takei joins co writers Justin Eisinger Steven Scott and artist Harmony Becker for the journey of a lifetime. Free Download [ They Called Us Enemy ] author [ George Takei ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – cricketworldcuplivestreaming.com

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  • Paperback
  • 204 pages
  • They Called Us Enemy
  • George Takei
  • English
  • 14 March 2017
  • 1603094504

12 thoughts on “They Called Us Enemy

  1. says:

    Well done, George Takei and, of course, kudos to the co authors and artists , and thank you for using your frankly, enormous reputation OK, let s put it out there, from Star Trek to advance the common good generally, and specifically, at this time of society and our fragile nation.So, where to start Yes, yes, it s a graphic novel, but it s much, much . It s non fiction, it s autobiographical, it s current, it s important, it s historic, it s informative, and and, yes, as graphic Well done, George Takei and, of course, kudos to the co authors and artists , and thank you for using your frankly, enormous reputation OK, let s put it out there, from Star Trek to advance the common good generally, and specifically, at this time of society and our fragile nation.So, where to start Yes, yes, it s a graphic novel, but it s much, much . It s non fiction, it s autobiographical, it s current, it s important, it s historic, it s informative, and and, yes, as graphic novels go or as these types of autobiographical efforts go , it s quite good, and it s highly accessible, and he s ob...

  2. says:

    This was a heartfelt, passionate and painful story that I couldn t put down I have always known about the internment camps of World War II and the mistreatment of so many loyal citizens by the U.S government, but this illuminated the situation for me evenIt also helped me reconfirm the belief that being a member of the United States and living under the wonderful ideals it is based on are not exclusive to those with power and should not be exclusionary to any who seek them I stayed up This was a heartfelt, passionate and painful story that I couldn t put down I have always known about the internment camps of World War II and the mistreatment of so many loyal citizens by the U.S government, but this illuminated the situation for me evenIt also helped me reconfirm the belief that being a member of the United States and living under the wonderf...

  3. says:

    There are moments in a reader teacher s experience when you can see a book getting ready to release and he, she, or they have already begun to pull the ladder texts READING LADDERS by Dr Teri Lesesne that might wrap around the book to come Of course, subject matter, especially historical periods, can create their own sense of ladders Experienced readers, including librarians, reviewers, and classroom library curators, who have read middle grade and young adult for some time can point beyo There are moments in a reader teacher s experience when you can see a book getting ready to release and he, she, or they have already begun to pull the ladder texts READING LADDERS by Dr Teri Lesesne that might wrap around the book to come Of course, subject matter, especially historical periods, can create their own sense of ladders Experienced readers, including librarians, reviewers, and classroom library curators, who have read middle grade and young adult for some time can point beyond the novels right to the other graphic novels with which THEY CALLED U...

  4. says:

    Justice grows out of recognition of ourselves in each other That my liberty depends on you being free, too That history can t be a sword to justify injustice, or a shield against progress but must be a manual for how to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past Barack ObamaGeorge Takei was five when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor In They Called Us Enemy Takai described his family s internment in concentration camps for four years his parents fears about where they were being taken, his childis Justice grows out of recognition of ourselves in each other That my liberty depends on you being free, too That history can t be a sword to justify injustice, or a shield against progress but must be a manual for how to avoid repeating the mistakes of the past Barack ObamaGeorge Takei was five when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor In They Called Us Enemy Takai described his family s internment in concentration camps for four years his parents fears about where they were being taken, his childish naivet and excitement about their adventures, his aunt and cousin killed in Nagasaki, his family forced to leave concentration camps when leavin...

  5. says:

    George Takei s compelling, heartfelt graphic memoir about his family s experiences during the U.S government s incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II is a must read.After the bombing of Pearl Harbor in December 1941, 120,000 Japanese Americans, many of them citizens or longtime residents, were sent to concentration camps The Takeis spent some time at Santa Anita Racetrack George, at the age of 5, thought sleeping in a smelly stall where a horse had lived was great fun , then George Takei s compelling, heartfelt graphic memoir about his family s experiences during the U.S government s incarceration of Japanese Americans during World War II is a must read.After the bombing of Pearl Harbor in December 1941, 120,000 Japanese Americans, many of them citizens or longtime residents, were sent to concentration camps The Takeis spent some time at Santa Anita Racetrack George, at the age of 5, thought sleeping in a smelly stall where a horse had lived was great fun , then they were herded onto a train that took them to a camp in Arkansas where George thought dinosaurs roamed the swamps outside the barbed wire fence Later they were moved to Tule Lake in Northern California Both...

  6. says:

    This book was amazing George s life story is one that will stick with me for a long time These Americans were all brave to experience these internment camps The book does a great job at showing the injustice and the sacrifices before and after the war for many Americans I enjoyed the stories that George remembered of the camp some are funny while others are sad to read , but also the history throughout the book Not only does it depict his years at the internment camp during WWII, but also This book was amazing George s life story is one that will stick with me for a long time These Americans were all brave to experience these internment camps The book does a great job at showing the injustice and the sacrifices before and after the war for many Americans I enjoyed the stories that George remembered of the camp some are funny while others are sad to read , but also the history throughout the book Not only does it depict his years at the internment camp ...

  7. says:

    Like Room, the atrocities in here are narrated by a child George Takei didn t realize the full extent of what was happening when he, his parents and his two younger siblings were sent to Japanese internment camps read imprisoned but that doesn t make it any easier for the reader This book absolutely broke my heart We re never getting better as a country, are we We re still afraid of people who we deem as other and we just take turns with who that other is considered to be George Take Like Room, the atrocities in here are narrated by a child George Takei didn t realize the full extent of what was happening when he, his parents and his two younger siblings were sent to Japanese internment camps read imprisoned but that doesn t make it any easier for the reader This book absolutely broke my heart We re never getting better as a country, are we We re still afraid of people who we deem as other and we just take t...

  8. says:

    I have read only the arc from ALA but this is so powerful I m so glad he chose to tell his story through the format of a graphic novel Like the graphic novel, March, I think this book will reach a wider audience and educate them on some real american history.

  9. says:

    I woke up and grabbed this off my nightstand, intending to flip through it a little before getting up and going about my day Instead, I remained sitting up, vaguely aware of my kids coming in and asking for breakfast and me waving a hand at them murmuring something like Sure, whatever you want, only to discover later they d had granola bars and Reece s Pieces as I finished the entire graphic novel in one go But, hey it was worth it, because not only are they on summer vacation, Takei s nove I woke up and grabbed this off my nightstand, intending to flip through it a little before getting up and going about my day Instead, I remained sitting up, vaguely aware of my kids coming in and asking for breakfast and me waving a hand at them murmuring something like Sure, whatever you want, only to discover later they d had granola bars and Reece s Pieces as I finished the entire graphic novel in one go But, hey it was worth it, because not only are they on summer vacation, Takei s novel gripped me in the same way Maus and Persepolis have.I have become a fan of graphic autobiographical novels as I feel the combination of text paired with illustrations can tell a deeply uncomfortable and difficult story in a way that just written words or moving pictures cannot You can see 5 year old Takei s overly e...

  10. says:

    Thoughtfully and artfully told, George Takei now shares his story in graphic novel format It s unfortunate to call this timely, but that s what it is As the US is unjustly imprisoning asylum seekers and people who have committed no crime but wanting better for their family, Takei reminds us of a time within a lifetime where people were forcefully incarcerated based on their heritage They Called Us Enemy is very accessible for middle grades and up, and the gentle illustrations bring re Thoughtfully and artfully told, George Takei now shares his story in graphic novel format It s unfortunate to call this timely, but that s what it is As the US is unjustly imprisoning asylum seekers and people who have committed no crime but wanting better for their family, Takei reminds us of a time within a lifetime where people were forcefully incarcerated based on their heritage They Called Us Enemy is very accessible for middle grades and up, and the gentle illustrations b...

  11. says:

    Shows years from author s childhood to today Not in chronical order, but marked so you can see the changes While Takei is the narrator, his childhood shown through eyes of the child but with adult understanding.

  12. says:

    This is probably a bit above a 5th grader s head, but you bet it will be in my classroom We can trace the person who lives in the White House s Muslim ban and the incarceration of refugees from Latin Ameri...

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