Tea with milk

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Pub. Date:
1999.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: LG - BL: 3.7 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 630L
Description
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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9780395904954
9780547237473
Reading Level:
LG
Level 3.7, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 630L
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subject_facet Homesickness -- Fiction
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Japan -- Juvenile fiction
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title_display Tea with milk
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Tea with milk / by Allen Say
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