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The Best Bad Thing

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Poverty, Japanese Americans, Family life, Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction, Children: Grades 4-6, People & Places - United States - Asian American, Family - General, Historical - United States - General, Family, Juvenile Fiction / Ethnic / Asian American, Juvenile Fiction : Family - General, Juvenile Fiction : Historical - United States - General, Fi
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