The Long Silk Strand by Laura E.; Bochak, Grayce, Illustrator Williams
A Grandmother's Legacy to Her Granddaughter

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Japan, Juvenile fiction, silk
 

About Laura E.; Bochak, Grayce, Illustrator Williams

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Laura Williams comes from a family of strong women, like Starshine. She is the author of several acclaimed novels including "The Ghost Stallion" and "Behind the Bedroom Wall," for which she received a Jane Addams Peace Award Honor. When she's not writing, Ms. Williams spends her time painting, drawing, and creating stained-glass. She lives in Avon, Ohio with her husband and two children.
 
Published February 1, 2000 by Boyds Mills Press. 32 pages
Genres: Travel, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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After her beloved grandmother dies, Yasuyo searches for a ball wound from many strands of silk thread, each representing a story from her grandmother's long life.

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All of my memories of you are tied into this."" She snaps off a piece of thread and gives it to Yasuyo, who makes her way down the strand and imagines the day when she, too, will roll a ball and tell her own granddaughter that ""this thread is for the time I visited my grandmother above the cloud...

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In a starred review, PW said, ""This graceful story has the weight of a time-honored folktale.

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Children everywhere wonder what happens to dead relatives, and this picture book succeeds as a book about death, as a story of trust and bravery, and as a stunning work of paper art.

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Standing above and looking down on her family, Yasuyo realizes the importance of her life with them, and her grandmother reaffirms the power of living.

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