The topic of this article may not meet Wikipedia's notability guideline for films. Please help to establish notability by citing reliable secondary sources that are independent of the topic and provide significant coverage of it beyond a mere trivial mention. Studier Chang, "I wanted to write stories about human beings, not the stereotypic Asian. There weren't any books like that in the early '50s when I started writing for children.
McElderry Books. Several of books set in contemporary rural Japan feature a young protagonist named Sumi, while others are set in prewar California. She is perhaps best known for her books on the concentration camp experience, the first such books for children written by a Japanese American author.
The changes in American society in the s, along with questions raised by the Sansei about their parents' experiences, led her to write Journey to Topaz: A Story of the Japanese-American Evacuation While its protagonist, Yuki Sakane, was a decade younger than Uchida when incarcerated, she drew on her own family's experiences in writing it.
She followed it up with Journey Home , which follows the same characters upon leaving the camps. A picture book for younger children also set partially in Tanforan, The Bracelet , was published posthumously in She also wrote a camp memoir for children, The Invisible Thread Uchida also wrote a number of books for adults. Her adult camp memoir, Desert Exile: The Uprooting of a Japanese American Family was published by the University of Washington Press in and is one of the most quoted of any such memoir.
She told journalist Bill Hosokawa that she had written it in in the late s, but that it had been turned down by over twenty publishers until the redress movement caused a spike of interest by the general public in the incarceration story. Five years later, she published her only adult novel, Picture Bride. Described by Hosokawa as "a tiny woman barely five feet tall with an elfin smile," she mixed her work with visits to theaters and museums, visits with friends with Keiko and her family in Connecticut and frequent speaking engagements to school children.
She told Hosokawa that she wrote first drafts of her books in pen on the backs of junk mail "I have inherited frugal Issei habits" before producing later drafts on a typewriter. Slowed in her last years by health problems, including chronic fatigue syndrome, she passed away at the age of seventy on June 21, Mainichi Film Award for Best Music.
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