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The Traveling Sketchbook: An American Kid Discovers Japan

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5 out of 5
Based on 2 Ratings and 2 Reviews

Book Description
This book is based on my childhood experiences in 1950s Japan. Japan has changed enormously since those postwar days of poverty. Anne, the heroine, encounters this along with her discoveries of beautiful gardens. Would an American child moving to Japan with her family discover the same things that Anne discovered? Certainly some of the opposites Anne encountered are still very true. The Japan... More
Book Information
BindingPaperback (3 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages212
Publication Date11/07/2002
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About Fran Kramer (Author, Illustrator) : Aloha! I have just finished a mystery for the young and young at heart called Dead Men Do Tell Tales which invites the reader to discover new ways to solve a mystery by following the exploits of a you... more
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8/24/2008 Fran Kramer said: This book is a fictional account heavily based on my childhood experience living in Japan in the 1950s.
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