Friday, July 28, 2017

Yoko's Paper Cranes

Yoko's Paper Cranes
Author: Rosemary Wells
Rating: 3.5/5 Stars
Reviewer: Aleece

Summary: When Yoko was very small, she and her Grandmother, Obaasan, fed the cranes in the pond at the end of the garden. When Yoko moves to California, she remembers her Grandmother and Grandfather in Japan. Every week letters go back and forth. She thinks of their garden and their cranes. And when Grandmother's birthday comes, Yoko sends the most wonderful gift of all. Rosemary Wells celebrates the love between grandchildren and gradparents in this sequel to best-selling Yoko.

Review: A short story about moving away from family and still keeping in contact.  This was a brief look at some Japanese terms as well as beautiful origami.  A great book for learning about other cultures.

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