Tea with milk

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Houghton Mifflin,
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IL: LG - BL: 3.7 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 630L
At home in San Francisco, May speaks Japanese and the family eats rice and miso soup and drinks green tea. When she visits her friends' homes, she eats fried chicken and spaghetti. May plans someday to go to college and live in an apartment of her own. But when her family moves back to Japan, she soon feels lost and homesick for America. In Japan everyone calls her by her Japanese name, Masako. She has to wear kimonos and sit on the floor. Poor May is sure that she will never feel at home in this country. Eventually May is expected to marry and a matchmaker is hired. Outraged at the thought, May sets out to find her own way in the big city of Osaka. With elegant watercolors reminiscent of Grandfather's Journey, Allen Say has created a moving tribute to his parents and their path to discovering where home really is. The accompanying story of his mother and her journey as a young woman is heartfelt. Vividly portraying the graceful formality of Japan, Tea with Milk effectively captures th
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Grouping Title tea with milk
Grouping Author say allen
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-24 04:37:34AM
Last Indexed 2018-09-25 04:54:09AM

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display_description After growing up near San Francisco, a young Japanese woman returns with her parents to their native Japan, but she feels foreign and out of place.
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primary_isbn 9780395904954
publishDate 1999
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subject_facet Homesickness -- Juvenile fiction, Japan -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Tea with milk
title_full Tea with milk / by Allen Say
title_short Tea with milk
topic_facet Homesickness