Grandfather's Journey

by Allen Say

Through compelling reminiscences of his grandfather's life in America and Japan, Allen Say gives us a poignant acount of a family's unique cross-cultural experience. He warmly conveys his own love for his two countries, and the strong and constant desire to be in both places at once. Winner of the 1994 Caldecott Medal.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780547076805
  • ISBN-10: 0547076800
  • Pages: 32
  • Publication Date: 10/27/2008
  • Carton Quantity: 50

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    Lyrical, breathtaking, splendid—words used to describe Allen Say’s Grandfather’s Journey when it was first published. At once deeply personal yet expressing universally held emotions, this tale of one man’s love for two countries and his constant desire to be in both places captured readers’ attention and hearts. Winner of the 1994 Caldecott Medal, it remains as historically relevant and emotionally engaging as ever.
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    The immigrant experience has rarely been so poignantly evoked.

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