Paper Wishes

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Paper Wishes

by Lois Sepahban

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March 2016

ISBN: 9780374302160

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.

 
  • 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
    Genre: Fic
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