Monday, March 10, 2008

Books on World Cultures: Japanese/Japanese American

Grades 6-8

The Crane Wife by Odds Bodkin
Fighting for Honor: Japanese Americans and World War II by Michael Cooper
Remembering Manzanar: Life in a Japanese relocation camp by Michael Cooper
Cool Melons Turn to Frogs: The life and poems of Issa by Matthew Gollub (translator)
The Ghost in the Tokaido Inn by Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler
Farewell to Manzanar by James and Jeanne W. Houston
Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata
Passage to Freedom: the Sugihara story by Ken Mochizuki
The Master Puppeteer by Katherine Paterson
Under the Blood-Red Sun by Graham Salisbury
I Am an American: A true story of Japanese internment by Jerry Stanley
Faithful Elephants: A true story of animals, people and war by Yukio Tsuchiya
Journey Home by Yoshiko Uchida
Journey to Topaz by Yoshiko Uchida
So Far from the Bamboo Grove by Yoko Kawahima Watkins
Bat 6 by Virginia Euwer Wolff
American Dragons: Twenty-five Asian American voices by Laurence Yep

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