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So Far from the Bamboo Grove: By Yoko Kawashima Watkins

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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Demco Media
Publication date May 1, 1994
Binding Reinforced
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780606067478
ISBN-10 0606067477
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $14.55
Other format details juvenile
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Summaries and Reviews
The author recalls the harrowing close of World War II, when she was separated from her brother, Hideyo, and forced, along with her mother and older sister, to flee Korea for Japan description: Product Description: Though Japanese, eleven-year-old Yoko has lived with her family in northern Korea near the border with China all her life. But when the Second World War comes to an end, Japanese on the Korean peninsula are suddenly in terrible danger; the Korean people want control of their homeland and they want to punish the Japanese, who have occupied their nation for many years. Yoko, her mother and sister are forced to flee from their beautiful house with its peaceful bamboo grove. Their journey is terrifying -- and remarkable. It's a true story of courage and survival.

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from Demco Media (May 1, 1994)
9780606067478 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.65 lbs | List price $14.55
About: A fictionalized autobiography in which eleven-year-old Yoko escapes from Korea to Japan with her mother and sister at the end of World War II.

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