Literature: "Tallgrass" by Sandra Dallas
This site is about the book, “Tallgrass”, by Sandra Dallas. It provides author information, book discussion guides, and extension activities for Japanese internment camps. Includes a link to eThemes Resource: Holocaust.
"Tallgrass" Reading Group Guide
This 10-page PDF includes a reading group guide includes information about the author, historical perspectives, and discussion questions.
Quia: "Tallgrass" Trivia Game
Challenge yourself to answer questions about the novel "Tallgrass" by Sandra Dallas.
Sandra Dallas Website
Read this background information about Sandra Dallas, her books, and reading guides.
Book Guide for Tallgrass
See these discussion questions for "Tallgrass" by Sandra Dallas. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Amache Internment Camp Survivors Remember Tough Times
Here is an article from the Denver Post that contains statements from survivors of the Amache Internment Camp. Sandra Dallas, author, based her novel, "Tallgrass", on the Amache Internment Camp.
Amache Internment Camp Research
This site provides information from the University of Denver's on-going research project on Amache. The camp in "Tallgrass" is based on Amache.
The War Relocation Centers of WWII
This site, from the National Park Service's Teaching With Historic Places, provides a lesson plan for internment camps and the people who were sent to them.
Suffering Under a Great Injustice
The Library of Congress provides photographs by Ansel Adams and statements from those who were sent to internment camps.
Time of Remembrance
This site provides teacher resources for Japanese Internment. Created to honor those who were sent to internment camps, this site provides interviews of those who were directly affected by the discrimination.
Japanese Internment during WW II: Korematsu v. United States
This lesson, from the United States Supreme Court site, provides a lesson on Japanese Internment and basic rights of citizens.
Prisoner in One's Own Home
This site, from the New York Times, provides a unit of study for Japanese Internment.
eThemes Resource: Holocaust
These sites are about the Holocaust and the devastating impact that it had on Jewish people and others. Also includes information about Adolf Hitler, concentration camps, crematoriums, and resistance fighters. There are videos of survivors talking about their experiences, plus many photos. Includes links to eThemes Resources on World War II and “The Diary of Anne Frank.”
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