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Suki's Kimono

Uegaki, Chieri (Book - 2003 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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Suki's favorite possession is her blue cotton kimono. A gift from her obachan, it holds special memories of her grandmother's visit last summer. And Suki is going to wear it on her first day back to school -- no matter what anyone says. When it's Suki's turn to share with her classmates what she did during the summer, she tells them about the street festival she attended with her obachan and the circle dance that they took part in. In fact, she gets so carried away reminiscing that she's soon humming the music and dancing away, much to the delight of her entire class! Filled with gentle enthusiasm and a touch of whimsy, Suki's Kimono is the joyful story of a little girl whose spirit leads her to march -- and dance -- to her own drumbeat.
Authors: Uegaki, Chieri
Title: Suki's kimono
Publisher: Toronto : Kids Can Press, c2003
Characteristics: [29] p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm
Statement of Responsibility: written by Chieri Uegaki ; illustrated by Stephane Jorisch
Additional Contributors: Jorisch, Stéphane
ISBN: 1553370848
Branch Call Number: jE UEGAKI
Subject Headings: Kimonos Juvenile fiction
Genre/Form: Picture books for children
Topical Term: Kimonos
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Sep 22, 2012
  • forbesrachel rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This is a great story to teach kids that it is ok to dress different, and to be different from everyone else. Suki loves the kimono her grandmother gave her, and is proud of her culture.

Dec 08, 2010
  • lightbytheway rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Very nice story. Kids love it!

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