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Nim and the War Effort

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Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


  • Historical - United States - 20th Century,
  • People & Places - United States - Asian American,
  • Social Issues - Values,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Chinese Americans,
  • Fiction,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • United States,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Children: Preschool

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9555531M
ISBN 100613538463
ISBN 109780613538466

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Nim and the War Effort Milly Lee, Author, Yangsook Choi, Illustrator, Yangsook Choi, Photographer Farrar Straus Giroux $16 (40p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Nim and the War Effort (Sunburst Book) at Read honest and unbiased product reviews from our users.5/5(2). The recycling of paper is not new, nor is racism. This book explores both in the historical context of San Francisco's Chinatown during WW II. Nim is competing in a school newspaper drive to help the war effort. In her free time she scouts out the neighborhood for more paper, red wagon in tow, and runs into her closest competitor, Garland : Milly Lee. "Based on the author's childhood memories, Nim's story celebrates the patriotism of Asian family members in embracing their new home and country and their efforts to maintain their cultural traditions. A fine addition." -- School Library Journal. Nim and the War Effort is a New York Times Outstanding Book of the by: 6.

Nim wins, but according to her family's values, she also loses. The paper drive is only one of the ways Nim and her public school friends in San Francisco aid the war effort during World War II. Her family is also part of the war effort but they do not want to be mistaken as Japanese. Nim And The War Effort Book Information. Title: Nim And The War Effort. Author: Lee, Milly. Isbn: In her determination to prove that an American can win the contest for the war effort, Nim does something which leaves her Chinese grandfather both bewildered and proud. Nim and her Chinese family are living during the world war. There is a newspaper drive at Nim’s school to help with the war effort. A boy, that is white, has stolen Nim’s newspapers and tells her that she can’t win. Nim goes to Nob Hill to get newspapers; a man has a garage full of them. Nim gets help from the police to take them to the /5(7). Nim and the War Effort; Nim, a young girl living in San Francisco's Chinatown during World War II, is determined to collect the tallest stack of newspapers to support her school's newspaper drive and the national ongoing war effort. The story and its evocative illustrations depict the cultural traditions and quiet determination of a Chinese.

Nim and the war effort. New York: Frances Foster Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux, (OCoLC) Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Milly Lee; Yangsook Choi. Get this from a library! Nim and the war effort. [Milly Lee; Yangsook Choi] -- In her determination to prove that an American can win the contest for the war effort, Nim does something which leaves her Chinese grandfather both bewildered and proud.   Nim and the War Effort Posted on J by stereopsislib Annotation: Nim, a Chinese American schoolgirl, competes against a white classmate in a newspaper drive, revealing historic social and racial tensions, Chinese American traditions, and notable locations in World War II .   This is war time and a young girl named Nim is collecting newspapers for the war effort. It's a paper drive and Nim just wants to collects the most at a time when Asian Americans are looked at suspiciously. this book just tells about the life in during world war two and an Asian family trying to maintain their traditions and prove their.