Cynthia Grady, Write to Me: Letters from Japanese American Children to the Librarian They Left Behind

Using excerpts from actual letters archived at the Japanese American National Museum, Grady presents the touching story about Japanese American children who corresponded with their beloved librarian while they were imprisoned in World War II internment camps. 

Cynthia Grady is a former middle-school librarian and the author of Like a Bird: The Art of the American Slave Song (Millbrook) and I Lay My Stitches Down: Poems of American Slavery (Eerdmans Books for Young Readers). She holds master's degrees in children's literature, library studies, and classics/philosophy/liberal studies.

Amiko Hirao earned a degree in art history in her native Japan and later graduated from Rhode Island School of Design. She has illustrated Take Me Out to the Ball Game, Tulip at Bat (Hachette), and Just What Mama Needs (HMH).

Event date: 
Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 11:00am
Event address: 
Bookworks
4022 Rio Grande Blvd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87107
Write to Me: Letters from Japanese American Children to the Librarian They Left Behind Cover Image
By Cynthia Grady, Amiko Hirao (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9781580896887
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Published: Charlesbridge Publishing - January 9th, 2018

Like a Bird: The Art of the American Slave Song Cover Image
By Cynthia Grady, Michele Wood (Illustrator)
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Published: Millbrook Press - September 1st, 2016