My Dog Teny

My Dog TenyWritten by Yoshito Wayne Osaki
Illustrated by Felicia Hoshino

The heartwarming essay that touched a community is now a new children’s book for all ages.

The true story about a boy and his dog and the friendship that they shared during the time of the forced evacuation of Japanese Americans during World War II.

It’s a story about how a love of a dog never really ends and that life with all its trials and tribulations does come full circle.

Hardbound: 32 pp.

Color illustrations.

ISBN: 0-9788531-2-1

To purchase,

Reading by author Wayne Osaki and his granddaughter Mika Osaki.

Video produced by Jon Osaki, 2012.

In the aftermath of World War II, more than 110,000 persons of Japanese ancestry – roughly two-thirds of whom were American citizens – were released from forced imprisonment in U.S. concentration camps. But released to return where, after being taken from their homes along the West Coast? When they were finally allowed to leave the internment camps, they faced a new challenge: How do you resume a life so interrupted.
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