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The Bamboo Garden

Average rating
5 out of 5
Based on 11 Ratings and 11 Reviews

Book Description
It isn't easy for Tori Takahashi and Polly Griffin to be best friends. There are so many differences-how they look, where they live, and how they feel about things. Yet, the thoughtful ways of one and the enthusiasm of the other make for a winning combination. Every week Tori and her mother ride the trolley through Berkeley to Polly's house where Mrs. Takahashi cleans and sews for the Griffins. To... More
Book Information
PublisherSusan Austin
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages260
Publication Date07/26/2012
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About Susan Austin (Author) : Susan Austin, author and educator, lives in Berkeley, California, the setting for The Bamboo Garden. Writing has always been a part of her life, first as an educator, then as a personal historian and ... more
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About Felicia Hoshino (Cover Design) : Felicia Hoshino is a published illustrator of children's books. Published credits of Felicia Hoshino include A Place Where Sunflowers Grow, Little Sap and Monsieur Rodin, Finding the Golden Ruler.
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10/13/2012 Shelley Rideout said: Charming story, well set in the historical context of the 1920s. This is just the kind of book I would have loved as a 9 or 10 year old.
tags: I recommend

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