Are You an Echo?

People, Identity & Culture
are you an echo?
Author(s):
David Jacobson, Sally Ito, Michiko Tsuboi, Misuzu Keneko
Illustrator(s):
Toshikado Hajiri
Age Group:
9-14
Publisher:
Chin Music Prerss
ISBN:
9781634059626
People, Identity & Culture

In early-1900s Japan, Misuzu Kaneko grows from precocious bookworm to instantly-beloved children’s poet. But her life ends prematurely, and Misuzu’s work is forgotten. Decades later her poems are rediscovered—just in time to touch a new generation devastated by the tsunami of 2011. This picture book features Misuzu’s life story plus a trove of her poetry in English and the original Japanese.

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