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Hiroshima Dreams

Title

Hiroshima Dreams

Publisher

Dutton Children's Books

Publication Year

2007

ISBN

9780525478218

Pages

198 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Lin O'Neil, a talented but shy girl growing up in Providence, Rhode Island, develops a close relationship with her Japanese grandmother, who shares Lin's gift of precognition.

Grade Level

9-12

Lexile Measure

610L

Diversity Topics

Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Disability and Health Family; member death; Biracial; Interracial; Bicultural; Illness; death of a grandmother; biraical child; interracial marriage; bicultural child; leukemia

Main Character

female child; female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Irish American / Japanese

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Asian Pacific American Award for Literature, 2007-2008, Winner, Youth Literature
Read Alouds Too-Good-To-Miss, 2007 High School

Keywords

grandmothers; clairvoyant powers; period; romance; friendship; shy; American history; memories

Diversity Impact

direct

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