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Grandfather's Journey

Say, Allen (Paperback - 2008 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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A Japanese American man recounts his grandfather's journey to America, which he later also undertakes, and describes the feelings of being torn by a love for two different countries.
Authors: Say, Allen
Statement of Responsibility: written and illustrated by Allen Say
Title: Grandfather's journey
Publisher: Boston : Sandpiper, [2008]
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Notes: Originally published: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 1993
Summary: A Japanese American man recounts his grandfather's journey to America, which he later also undertakes, and describes the feelings of being torn by a love for two different countries.
Awards & Distinctions: ["<br>Caldecott Medal, 1994", "<br>Caldecott Medal, 1994", "<br>Caldecott Medal, 1994"]
Subject Headings: Grandfathers Juvenile fiction Voyages and travels Juvenile fiction Homesickness Juvenile fiction Japanese Americans Juvenile fiction Intergenerational relations Juvenile fiction Immigrants Juvenile fiction Japan Social life and customs Juvenile fiction United States Description and travel Juvenile fiction Grandfathers Fiction Voyages and travels Fiction Homesickness Fiction Japan Fiction United States Description and travel Fiction Japanese Americans Fiction
Topical Term: Grandfathers
Voyages and travels
Homesickness
Japanese Americans
Intergenerational relations
Immigrants
Grandfathers
Voyages and travels
Homesickness
Japanese Americans
ISBN: 9780547076805
0547076800
Branch Call Number: J PIC S
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Jun 09, 2013
  • vernessa7 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

like this book because it has good information by michael

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Jun 09, 2013
  • vernessa7 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

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Jun 09, 2013
  • vernessa7 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

grandfather went on a journey to the new world in a boat and ended on in san francisco California and grandfather stayed there and married someone new and they travelled back to japan and then went back to san francisco california and they had a baby. so then they travelled back to japan and had a happy life. by michael

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Jun 09, 2013
  • vernessa7 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

" the more he travelled the more he longed to see new places and never thought of returning home." quoted by michael from book.

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