Grandfather's Journey

Allen Say (Author)
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Description

When he was a young man, Allen Say's grandfather left his home in Japan to explore the world. He began his journey by crossing the Pacific Ocean on a steamship, then wandered the deserts, farmlands, and cities of North America. Allen Say lovingly tells the story of his own family's cross-cultural history in elegant watercolor paintings that earned him a Caldecott Medal in 1994. This twentieth-anniversary gift edition of the modern classic features downloadable audio and an introduction by Allen Say.

Product Details

Price
$17.98  $16.54
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date
November 05, 2013
Pages
32
Dimensions
9.52 X 0.41 X 11.81 inches | 1.07 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780544050501

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About the Author

Allen Say was born in Yokohama, Japan, and came to the United States when he was sixteen. His many treasured books for children include Tree of Cranes, Allison, and the Caldecott Honor-winning The Boy of the Three-Year Nap by Dianne Snyder. He lives in Portland, Oregon. Visit his website at www.hmhbooks.com/authors/allensay.

Reviews

"The immigrant experience has rarely been so poignantly evoked as it is in this direct, lyrical narrative that is able to stir emotions through the sheer simplicity of its telling." Horn Book, Starred

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