1942: Manami unsuccessfully tries to sneak her dog, Yujiin, with the family when they relocate to an internment camp for Japanese Americans. Her longing for him is unbearable, and she stops speaking. Author’s note. Works cited.
Paper WishesBook Verdict
ISBN: 9780374302160 Format: Print Book Edition: Hardcover edition Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux Page Count: 192 Trim Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 3.2, Points: 8 Lexile: Level: 550L Awards & Honors: Kids’ Indie Next List Preview, Winter 2015–2016, Ages 9–12
Parents’ Choice Awards, Fiction Gold, Spring 2016
The Kirkus Prize 2016 Nominee, Young Readers
ALA Notable Books for Children Nominee -Summer 2016, Fiction
CBC Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People 2017, 6–8
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