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7 edition of A family from Japan found in the catalog.

A family from Japan

by Simon Scoones

  • 5 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Raintree Steck-Vaughn in Austin, Tex .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Japan,
  • Japan.
    • Subjects:
    • Family -- Japan -- Juvenile literature,
    • Family life -- Japan,
    • Japan -- Social life and customs -- 1945- -- Juvenile literature,
    • Japan -- Social life and customs

    • About the Edition

      Describes the activities of a Japanese family living in Tokyo, providing brief information about daily life and customs.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.

      StatementSimon Scoones.
      SeriesFamilies around the world, Families around the world (Austin, Tex.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS822.5 .S36 1998
      The Physical Object
      Pagination31 p. :
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL672264M
      ISBN 100817249095
      LC Control Number97018295
      OCLC/WorldCa37310606

      The typical Japanese household follows the nuclear family model; however, the extended family is usually kept in close proximity and is visited often. Paternal grandparents may live with their family as they grow older, but Japan’s small living spaces usually limit multigenerational household situations.   This is a best-selling book in Japanese history, selling more than 5 million copy when it was first published. This story book has been used as a textbook for third year elementary students in Japan since There is a bilingual version of this book titled Best of Totto-chan: Totto Chan: The Little Girl at the Window.

      More than 2, children of about , Japanese — many of them families of Imperial Army soldiers, Manchurian railway employees and farmers who had emigrated to northern China, where Japan. I enjoyed this children's picture book very much. The art is very good and the story even better. This is a story about three generations of one family where the grandfather came to the USA as a young man from Japan and fell in love with the country, especially California and the San Francisco area where he /5(K).

      To simplify matters, most books and newspapers use only 1, kanji. This is the same number that high school graduates are expected to master. There is also a method of writing Japanese--called romaji--using the Roman alphabet. Japanese is traditionally written from top to bottom, beginning at the right-hand side of the page. 15 books for learning about Japanese American internment. Executive Order , signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt 75 years ago on Feb. 19, , resulted in more than , men, women.


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