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The Resource Grandfather's Journey

Grandfather's Journey

Label
Grandfather's Journey
Title
Grandfather's Journey
Statement of responsibility
written and illustrated by Allen Say
Title variation
Grandfathers journey
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A picture book masterpiece from Caldecott medal winner Allen Say now available in paperback!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. Fifteen years later, it remains as historically relevant and emotionally engaging as ever
Summary
A Japanese American man recounts his grandfather's journey to America which he later also undertakes, and the feelings of being torn by a love for two different countries
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Character
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1994
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Best Picture Book, 1994.
  • Caldecott Medal, 1994.
  • New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Books: 1993
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114451
Cataloging source
DLC
Index
no index present
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650
Literary form
fiction
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  • 3
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Target audience
primary
Label
Grandfather's Journey
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:ff7408f6-57ab-4be1-9196-8fb28f1e262f
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780547350530
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Grandfather's Journey
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:ff7408f6-57ab-4be1-9196-8fb28f1e262f
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780547350530
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True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Nederland – Marion & Ed Hughes Public LibraryBorrow it
      2712 Nederland Ave., Nederland, TX, 77627, US
      29.9643618 -94.00120679999999
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