My Hiroshima by Junko Morimoto
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The artist tells her childhood memories of the bombing of Hiroshima, and the aftermath.
 

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Rafe Martin is an internationally known, award-winning author and storyteller. A long-time student of Zen, Rafe travels worldwide as a speaker and storyteller. His children's books include" The Boy Who Lived with the Seals" and "The Rough-face Girl." He holds a master's degree in English Literature from the University of Toronto, and lives in Rochester, New York.Junko Morimoto graduated from Kyoto University of Fine Art and worked as an art teacher at an Osaka high school before becoming Art Director of the Children's Art Studio in Osaka. Her books, which include "The Inch Boy," "Mouse's Marriage," and "My Hiroshima," have been published in the United States, Japan, Australia, England, and other European countries. "My Hiroshima" is now used to study English and to promote peace. Junko currently lives in Australia.
 
Published January 1, 1987 by Collins. 320 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Children's Books, Travel, War. Non-fiction

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Morimoto, who now lives in Australia, describes the effect of the 1945 bombing on her childhood world.

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This beautifully modulated memoir about the destruction of Hiroshima in WW II was a PW Editors' Choice in 1990. Ages 3-8. (Aug.)

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Growing up in Hiroshima during the early 1940s, Morimoto spent her days playing with friends, drawing at home and attending school. This peaceful existence came to a cruel and abrupt end on August 6,

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This beautifully modulated memoir about the destruction of Hiroshima in WW II was a PW Editors' Choice in 1990. Ages 3-8. (Aug.)

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Growing up in Hiroshima during the early 1940s, Morimoto spent her days playing with friends, drawing at home and attending school. This peaceful existence came to a cruel and abrupt end on August 6,

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