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Illustrations, simple text, and haiku reveal a young boy's longing and remembrance of his mother.
"A little boy describes what his parents' lives were like before he was born ... and how much more fun-filled they are now that he's here!"--
"In this important and moving true story of reconciliation after war, beautifully illustrated in watercolor, a Japanese pilot bombs the continental U.S. during WWII--the only enemy ever to do so--and comes back 20 years later to apologize."--Provided by publisher
"Inspired by Asian folklore, this is the magical tale of a young girl who befriends the giant rabbit who lives in the Moon and goes with it on a soothing, dreamlike adventure." --Page 4 of cover
Yukio gets tired of his little sister, Kashi's, questioning and copying him, but on Halloween, when Samurai Scarecrow frightens him and demands candy, Yukio refuses to give up Kashi's.
The festival of traditional Japanese arts is coming up, and little Natsumi's big personality is too much for her family's quieter traditions, until her grandfather introduces her to taiko drumming.
Lily wears her cat mask all the time--when she wants to be invisible and when she wants to be noticed--so what will she do when she is not allowed to wear her mask at school?
A wealthy man in a Japanese village, whom everyone calls Ojiisan, which means grandfather, sets fire to his rice fields to warn the innocent people of an approaching tsunami.
Yumi and her grandmother really want to see each other, but when they both set out from their homes at the same time they keep missing each other.
In Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, in 1942, after Sam's Japanese neighbor, Keiko, is sent to an internment camp with her family, he makes a special effort to send her a gesture of friendship.