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Oshogatsu with Obaachan by Janet Mitsui Brown

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Published by Polchrome in Chicago, Ill .
Written in English


  • Japanese Americans -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Japanese Americans -- Fiction,
  • New Year -- Fiction,
  • Cookery, Japanese -- Fiction

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About the Edition

A young girl who is looking forward to the traditional activities and foods her family will enjoy on New Year"s Day comes up with a clever solution when she learns that her grandmother can no longer make one traditional treat.

Edition Notes

Statementwritten and illustrated by Janet Mitsui Brown.
GenreJuvenile fiction., Fiction.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.M69957 Os 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3311655M
ISBN 101879965240
LC Control Number2004063421

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