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How My Parents Learned to Eat

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 927 Ratings and 216 Reviews

Book Description
An American sailor courts a young Japanese woman and each tries, in secret, to learn the other's way of eating.
Book Information
PublisherRandom House Books For Young Readers
BindingHardcover (11 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages32
ISBN-100395353793
ISBN-13978-0395353790
Publication Date09/24/1984
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About Ina R. Friedman (Author) : As an award-winning author and storyteller, I have traveled to Africa, Asia, Canada, the Caribbean, Europe, South America to collect material for my fiction and nonfiction books and for my storytellin... more
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About Allen Say (Illustrator) : Allen Say is a published adapter, author, and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Allen Say include Tree of Cranes, Lost Lake, Grandfathers Journey, and The Ink-keeper... more
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7/2/2009 Belinda Lau said: This is a great book to teach about diversity and multicultural families.

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6/23/2009 Ina R. Friedman said:
• ALA Notable Book for Children • Christopher Award • Horn Book Fanfare Selection • National Council for Social Studies/Children's Book Council • Reading Rainbow Review Book
Hicklebees.com: "…one of the great romances--32 pages of kid story so nuanced and suspenseful that they mig... more

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