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The Resource So far from the Bamboo Grove / : by Yoko Kawashima Watkins

So far from the Bamboo Grove / : by Yoko Kawashima Watkins

Label
So far from the Bamboo Grove / : by Yoko Kawashima Watkins
Title
So far from the Bamboo Grove /
Title remainder
by Yoko Kawashima Watkins
Statement of responsibility
by Yoko Kawashima Watkins
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A fictionalized autobiography in which eleven-year-old Yoko escapes from Korea to Japan with her mother and sister at the end of World War II. Though Japanese, eleven-year-old Yoko has lived with her family in northern Korea near the border with China all her life. But when the Second World War comes to an end, Japanese on the Korean peninsula are suddenly in terrible danger; the Korean people want control of their homeland and they want to punish the Japanese, who have occupied their nation for many years. Yoko, her mother and sister are forced to flee from their beautiful house with its peaceful bamboo grove. Their journey is terrifying -- and remarkable. It's a true story of courage and survival
Summary
A fictionalized autobiography in which eight-year-old Yoko escapes from Korea to Japan with her mother and sister at the end of World War II
Award
  • Parents' Choice Award for Story Books, 1986.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1987
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
100895
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
730
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.W3235
LC item number
So 1994
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
So far from the Bamboo Grove / : by Yoko Kawashima Watkins
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hc044/93011720.html
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18211970
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
1st Beech Tree ed.
Extent
183 pages
Isbn
9780688131159
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
93011720
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28547778
  • (OCoLC)28547778
Label
So far from the Bamboo Grove / : by Yoko Kawashima Watkins
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/hc044/93011720.html
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18211970
Dimensions
20 cm
Edition
1st Beech Tree ed.
Extent
183 pages
Isbn
9780688131159
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
93011720
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28547778
  • (OCoLC)28547778

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