A place where sunflowers grow = Sabaku ni saita himawari
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Source:Children's Book Press; Distributed to the book trade by Publishers Group West, San Francisco, Calif.; Berkeley, CA, p.31 (2006)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PZ49.31 .L44 2006
Keywords:1939-1945--Japanese Americans--Juvenile fiction, 1942-1945--Juvenile fiction, Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, Japanese Americans--Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945--Fiction, Japanese language materials--Bilingual, World War, World War, 1939-1945--Japanese Americans--Fiction
Summary: While she and her family are interned at Topaz Relocation Center during World War II, Mari gradually adjusts as she enrolls in an art class, makes a friend, plants sunflowers and waits for them to grow.
Lexile measure 790; ages 6-10; book level 3.9; historical fiction