9780688131159

So Far from the Bamboo Grove

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  • ISBN13:

    9780688131159

  • ISBN10:

    0688131158

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/22/2010
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publications

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Summary

Though she is Japanese, 11-year-old Yoko has lived with her family in Korea all her life. When World War II comes to an end, Koreans rise up to take control of their homeland. Yoko and her family are forced to flee their home, and their harrowing journey to safety is the backbone of this remarkable survival story.

In this autobiographical account, the reader meets 11-year-old Yoko Kawashima, a Japanese girl, and her family. At the end of World War II, Yoko and her family learn that it is not safe for them to stay in Nanam, Korea. As refugees of war they must flee their homeland and travel to Seul, Korea, a safer region. During the trip Yoko and her family must face many physical deprivations. They must also find the courage to cope with the harrowing experiences they encounter during their journey.

So Far from the Bamboo Grove is an outstanding book that pulls you into the adventures of the past in WWII.

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The struggle's in life March 24, 2011
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This textbook was excellent. It's a great book about a young girl having to grow into womanhood very young. The story will grab your attention and it won't let it go until it's all over, please read this book carefully. And please do not judge anyone because some of those bad people's mistakes. I liked the book because it was very detailed and descriptive.
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