The sea maidens of Japan

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Ideals Children's Books,
Pub. Date:
1st ed.
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IL: LG - BL: 4.2 - AR Pts: 0.5
The ama are the legendary sea maidens of Japan -- women who dive deep into the ocean to harvest shellfish. Kiyomi's mother, Okaasan, is teaching her the ways of the ama, but Kiyomi is frightened by the deep, dark waters. One night, Okaasan wakes Kiyomi to watch the sea turtles come ashore to lay their eggs. Later, Kiyomi comes to identify with one of the hatchlings who is drachm toward the bright lights of the city, as she herself struggles to choose between life in the city's factories and life as an ama.
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Grouping Title sea maidens of japan
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subject_facet Fishers -- Fiction, Japan. -- Fiction, Women -- Employment. -- Fiction
title_display The sea maidens of Japan
title_full The sea maidens of Japan / by Lili Bell ; illustrated by Erin McGonigle Brammer
title_short The sea maidens of Japan
topic_facet Employment, Fiction, Fishers, Women