“The War Outside,” young adult novel about Crystal City, TX Internment Camp, recently published

The War Outside, by Monica Hesse, is set in the confines of the Crystal City, Texas Family Internment Camp during WW II. Teenagers Haruko, a Japanese American from Colorado, and Margot, whose German American family are from Iowa, form a friendship, even as life in the camp shifts and changes their perceptions. “…an extraordinary novel of injustice and xenophobia based on real history.”—Booklist, starred review