Bullying And Racism In 'Weedflower'

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I believe "Weedflower" is a great story for children to analyze bullying and racism from another point of view. Today, students may perceive bullying and racism started not too long ago, or that it only happens to the "nerdy" kids at school. Bullying and racism is an ancient dilemma that has affected many people of different ages and cultures. Sumiko's story, although fictional, is based on real events of how the American Japanese were treated during and after the Pearl Harbor attack. It focuses on a teenager that suffered and struggled at the hands of many racist people. However, Sumiko turned out to be a strong willed young lady that overcame her trials at the camp. Sumiko is another example for young women to become strong, brave, and
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