How My Parents Learned How to Eat
Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethinicity; Biracial; Interracial; Bicultural; mixed race; interracial family; interracial marriage; bicultural family
An American sailor courts a Japanese girl and each tries, in secret, to learn the other's way of eating.
mother and father
male and female
Japanese / Biracial / White
Recommended Literature: Kindergarten through Grade Twelve,2002 California Department of Education; Books for Beginning Readers,1998 Cooperative Children s Book Center; Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition,2001 H.W. Wilson; Recommended Picture Books Featuring Interracial Families,2011 Cooperative Children s Book Center; Books to Read Aloud to Children of All Ages,2003 Bank Street College of Education; Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition,2006 H.W. Wilson; California Young Reader Medal, 1989; Nominee California; Mockingbird Award, 1987-1988; Nominee Texas; Christopher Award, 1985 Winner United States
Japanese; American; sailor; chopsticks
Friedman, Ina R., "How My Parents Learned How to Eat" (1984). DIVerse Families. 365.