Flowers from Mariko / by Rick Noguchi & Deneen Jenks ; illustrated by Michelle Reiko Kumata.

By: Noguchi, RickContributor(s): Jenks, Deneen | Kumata, Michelle Reiko [illustrator.]Material type: TextTextPublication details: New York : Lee & Low Books, 2001Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 27 cmISBN: 1584300329; 9781584300328; 9781620143155; 1620143151Subject(s): Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945 -- Juvenile fiction | Gardens -- Juvenile fictionLOC classification: PZ7.N67195 | Fl 2001Summary: "Haru-ga kita. Spring is coming," sings Mariko as she tends her seedlings. Mariko works faithfully in a temporary but essential garden as her parents strive to rebuild their family's world after they are released from a forced relocation camp in the desert. (Miller Library Staff)Summary: When she and her family are released from the Japanese American internment camp where they have spent the last three years, Mariko plants a garden to raise their spirits.
List(s) this item appears in: Garden of Cultural Diversity for Youth | Japanese American Exclusion EO 9066 resources
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SB451 .N64 2001 (Browse shelf (Opens below)) Available 39352800180101
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"Haru-ga kita. Spring is coming," sings Mariko as she tends her seedlings. Mariko works faithfully in a temporary but essential garden as her parents strive to rebuild their family's world after they are released from a forced relocation camp in the desert. (Miller Library Staff)

When she and her family are released from the Japanese American internment camp where they have spent the last three years, Mariko plants a garden to raise their spirits.

Recommended for primary school (age 6-12) and up.

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