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Grandfather's Journey

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Grandfather's Journey

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Author:

Say, Allen

Illustrator:

Say, Allen

Publisher:

Houghton Mifflin

Categories:

Multicultural

Ages:

3-5, 6-8

Summary: Through compelling reminiscences of his grandfather's life in America and Japan, Allen Say gives us a poignant account of a family's unique cross-cultural experience. He warmly conveys his own love for his two countries, and the strong and constant desire to be in both places at once.

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Name:

Peter

Hometown:

California

Age:

9

Review:

i like this book a bunch!!

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Name:

Fajar

Hometown:

Kobe

Age:

9

Review:

I like Grandfather's Journey because it is talking about how Allen Say's grandfather feels when he's in California.

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Name:

Eileen

Hometown:

Kobe

Age:

8

Review:

I liked it because it was cool to see all the places he went. The pictures amazed me.

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Name:

Xinyu

Hometown:

Kobe

Age:

8

Review:

I liked the words Allen Say uses. For instance, instead of looked, he used marveled. I also liked his similes like 'Bombs fell from the sky and scattered lives like leaves in a storm.'

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Name:

Coleman

Hometown:

Kobe

Age:

9

Review:

I like Grandfather's Journey because it is talking about Allen Say's family members,and it is talking about other counties and continents, and its talking about where Allen Say's grandfather was from.

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