So Far from the Bamboo Grove by Yoko Kawashima Watkins

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FOR USE IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES ONLY. The author recalls the harrowing close of World War II, when she was separated from her brother, Hideyo, and forced, along with her mother and older sister, to flee Korea for Japan.

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Yoko Kawashima Watkins received The Courage of Conscience Award from the Peace Abbey in Sherborn, Massachusetts, which cited her as an "inspiration to young people throughout America and the world."
Published January 1, 1995 by Peter Smith Pub Inc. 183 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Travel, Action & Adventure, War, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, History, Education & Reference. Fiction

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A Patchwork of Books

I would love to be part of a discussion with young people reading this book for the first time, to hear their take on all these issues.For Mother Reader's 48 Hour book challenge: I read this book on Saturday, covering all 120 pages in 3 and half hours.

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