2020: WHEN THE EMPEROR WAS DIVINE by Julie Otsuka

WHEN THE EMPEROR WAS DIVINE by Julie Otsuka Waukesha Reads featured When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka as our 2020 NEA Big Read title! (Click HERE for the NEA’s Reader Resources.) About the Book A day after the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Julie Otsuka’s grandfather was arrested by the Federal Bureau of Investigation on suspicion of being a Japanese spy. Her mother, grandmother, and uncle […]