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Book Title: Tea with Milk

Details: Author: Say, Allen

Reading Age: 7 - 8

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN-13: 9780547237473

Number of pages: 32

Dimensions: 26.7 x 23.4 x 0.5 cm

Retail Price: €10.67

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Recommended as part of the Building Bridges of Understanding for 3rd to 6th Class for introducing synthesising.

At home in San Francisco, May speaks Japanese and the family eats rice and miso soup and drinks green tea. When she visits her friends' homes, she eats fried chicken and spaghetti. May plans someday to go to college and live in an apartment of her own. But when her family moves back to Japan, she soon feels lost and homesick for America. In Japan everyone calls her by her Japanese name, Masako. She has to wear kimonos and sit on the floor. Poor May is sure that she will never feel at home in this country. Eventually May is expected to marry and a matchmaker is hired. Outraged at the thought, May sets out to find her own way in the big city of Osaka. Allen Say has created a moving tribute to his parents and their path to discovering where home really is."

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