Japan and Japanese Culture

Armor, John & Peter Wright. Manzanar.  Photographs by Ansel Adams. Random House, New York. 1988.

Bang, Molly. The Paper Crane. Greenwillow Books, New York. 1985.

Blumberg, Rhoda. Commodore Perry in the Land of Shogun.  Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, New York. 1985.

Blumberg, Rhoda. Shipwrecked! Harper Collins, New York. 2001.

Bodkin, Odds.  The Crane Wife. Illustrated by Gennady Spirin. Gulliver Books, New York. 1998.

Brenner, Barbara & Julia Takaya. Chibi: A True Story from Japan. Illustrated by June Otani. Houghton Mifflin Company, New York.  1996.

Brown, Tricia.  Konnichiwa! I am a Japanese-American Girl. Illustrated by Kazuyoshi Araii. Henry Holt and Company, New York.1995.

Buck, Pearl S. Fairy Tales of the Orient. Simon & Schuster, New York, 1965.

Bunce, Vincent. Japan. Franklin Watts, New York.1994.

Clement, Claude. The Painter and the Wild Swans. Illustrated by Frederic Clement. Dial Books, New York. 1986.

Coerr, Eleanor. Sadako. Illustrated by Ed Young. G.P. Putnam s Sons. New York. 1993.

Coerr, Eleanor. Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes. Illustrated by Ronald Himler. G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York. 1993.

Cooper, Michael L. Fighting for Honor. Clarion Books, New York. 2000.

Dahl, Michael. Japan. Bridgestone Books, Mankato, MN. 1997.

Dolan, Edward F. Jr. & Shan Finney. The New Japan. Franklin Watts, New York.1983.

Downer, Lesley. Japan. Walker, Malcolm. Bookwright Press, New York.  1990.

Easton, Kelly. Hiroshima Dreams. Dutton Children's Books, New York, 2007.

Fisher, Sally. The Tale of the Shining Princess. Viking Press, New York.  1980.

Friedman, Ina R.  How My Parents Learned to Eat. Illustrated by Allan Say. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. 1984.

Fujita, Hiroko. Stories to Play With. August House Publishers, Little Rock, AR. 1999.

Fussel, Sandy. White Crane. Candlewick Press, VA. 2010.

Garrigue, Shelia. The Eternal Spring of Mr. Ito. Bradbury Press, New York.  1985.

Gershator, Phillis.  Sky Sweeper. Melanie Kroupa Books, New York, 2007.

Hamanaka, Sheila. The Journey. Hamanaka, Sheila. Orchard Books, New York. 1990.

 Hamanaka, Shelia. Screen of Frogs. Illustrated by Sheila Hamanaka. Orchard Books, New York. 1993.

 Hamilton, Elizabeth L. Remember Pearl Harbor. Honolulu Branch 46, 1981.

 Harada, Tomin. Hiroshima Surgeon. Faith & Life Press, Newton, KS.  1983.

 Haskins, Jim.  Count Your Way through Japan. Illustrated by Martin Skoro.  Carolrhoda Books Inc., Minneapolis, MN. 1987.

 Haugaard, Erik Christian. The Boy and the Samurai. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston.  1991.

 Haugaard, Erik Christian. The Samurai's Tale. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. 1984.

 Heinrichs, Ann. Japan. Children's Press, New York. 1997.

 Heinrichs, Ann. Japan Enchantment of the World. Children's Press, New York. 1998.

 Her Majesty Empress Michiko of Japan. Building Bridges. Suemori Books, 1998.

 Hersey, John. Hiroshima. Bantam Books, New York. 1946.

 Hirabayashi, Liane. Japanese American Struggle for Equality. Rourke Corp., Vero Beach, FL. 1992.

 Hiroshima International School. Thousand Crane Club. Hiroshima International School, 1985.

 Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki. Farewell to Manzanar. Bantam Books, New York.1973.

 Ibuse, Masuji. Black Rain. Kodansha International, New York.1969.

 Irwin, Hadley. Kim/Kimi.  Margaret K. McElderry Books, New York.1987.

 Ishii, Takayuki. One Thousand Paper Cranes. Laurel-Leaf Books, New York. 1997.

 Kadohata, Cynthia. Weedflower. Atheneum Books for Young Readers, New York, 2006.

Kakuzo, Okakura. The Book of Tea. Charles E. Tuttle Company, New York, 1956.

 Kalman, Maira. Sayonara, Mrs. Kackleman. Viking Kestrel, New York. 1989.

 Kawashima Watkins,Yoko. My Brother, My Sister, and I. Bradbury Press, New York, 1994.

 Kent, Deborah. Tokyo. Children's Press, New York. 1996.

 Kimura, Yasuko. White Town Hiroshima.  Kin-no-hoshi-sha Inc., 1983.

 Knight, Joan. Journey to Japan: A UNICEF pop-up book. Craft, Kinuko.  Viking Kestrel, New York, 1986.

 Knorr, Rosanne.  If I lived in Japan. Illustrated by  John Knorr. Longstreet Press, Atlanta, GA, 1995.

 Kosakai, Yoshiteru. Hiroshima Peace Reader. Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation, Hiroshima, Japan. 1980.

 Kroll, Virginia. A Carp for Kimiko. Illustrated by Katherine Roundtree. Charlesbridge Publishing, Watertown, MA, 1993.

 Kudler, David. The Seven Gods of Luck. Illustrated by Linda Finch. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, MA. 1997.

 Kuklin, Susan. Kodomo: Children of Japan. G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York.  1995.

 Kurihara, Sadako. The Songs of Hiroshima. Anthology Publishing Assoc., 1983.

 Kuroyanagi, Tetsuko. Totto-Chan: The Little Girl at the Window. Kodansha, Tokyo, Japan.  1982.

 Kyoiku-Kaikan. Let's cry for Peace. Hiroshima A-Bombed Teacher's Assoc., 1973.

 Levine, Ellen.  A Fence Away from Freedom: Japanese American and World War II. G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York. 1995.

 Lifton, Betty Jean. A Place Called Hiroshima.  Illustrated by  Eikoh Hosoe.  Kodansha International, New York. 1985.

 Mado, Michio. The Animals. Margaret K. McElderry Books, New York, 1992.

 Marston, Elsa. The Fox Maiden.  Illustrated by Tatsuro Kiuchi. Simon & Schuster Books, New York. 1996.

 Maruki, Toshi. Hiroshima No Pika. Illustrated by Toshi Naruki. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, New York. 1980.

 Marx, David. Japan. Children's Press, New York. 1999.

 Matsuno, Masko. A Pair of Red Clogs. Illustrated by Kazue Mizumura. Philomel Books, New York. 1960.

 Matsutani, Miyoko. The Crane Maiden. Illustrated by Chihiro Iwaskaki. Parent's Magazine Press, New York. 1968.

 Matsutani, Miyoko. Two Little Girls Called Iida. Kodansha, Tokyo, Japan.  1985.

 Mattingley, Christobel. The Miracle Tree. Illustrated by Marianne Yamaguchi.  Harcourt Brace, San Diego, CA. 1985.

 McCarthy, Ralph F. Grandfather Cherry-Blossom. Illustrated by Eiho Hirezaki. Kodansha International, New York. 1993.

 McCarthy, Ralph. F. The Inch-High Samurai. Illustrated by Shiro Kasamatsu.  Kodansha International, New York. 1993.

 McDermont, Gerald. The Stonecutter. Viking Press, New York 1975.

 Melmed, Laura Krauss. Little Oh. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, New York 1997.

 Merrill, Jean.  The Girl Who Loved Caterpillars. Illustrated by Floyd Cooper. Philomel Books, New York. 1992.

 Mitsumaso, Anno.  ABC Book. 1997.

 Mochizuki, Ken.  Heroes.  Illustrated by Dom Lee. Lee & Low Books, New York. 1995.

 Mochizuki, Ken. Passage to Freedom: The Sugihara Story. Illustrated by Dom Lee.  Lee & Low Books, New York. 1997.

 Morimoto, Junko.  My Hiroshima. Viking Press, New York. 1987.

 Morris, Edita.  The Flowers of Hiroshima.  Marzani & Munsell, New York.  1959.

 Nakazawa, Keiji. Barefoot Gen: Volume I.  Project Gen, Tokyo. 1979.

 Nakazawa, Keiji.  Barfoot Gen: Volume II.  Project Gen, Tokyo. 1979.

 Namioka, Lensey.  The Coming of the Bear.  Harper Collins Publishers, New York.  1992.

 Namioka, Lensey.  The Hungriest Boy in the World.  Illustrated by Aki Sogabe.  Holiday House, New York.  2001.

 Newton, David E. Cities of War: Tokyo. Macmillan Publishers, New York.  1992.

 Okijk, Pamila. The Ancient World: The Japanese. Silver Burdett Press, Englewood Cliffs, NJ. 1989.

 Ohara, Miyao. The Songs of Hiroshima: An Anthology.  Shunyo-sha Shuppan Co, Hiroshima, Japan.  1964.

 Parker, Lewis K. Dropping in on...Japan. Rourke Book Company, Vero Beach, FL. 1994.

Perkins, Mitali. Bamboo People. Charlesbridge, Watertwon, MA. 2010.

 Pirotta, Saviour. Turtle Bay. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York, 1997.

 Powers, Daniel. Jiro's Pearl. Candlewick Press, Cambridge, MA. 1997.

Preus, Margi. Heart of a Samurai. Amulet Books, New York. 2010.

 Quayle, Eric. The Shining Princess.  Illustrated by Michael Forman. Arcade Publishing, New York. 1989.

 Riehecky, Janet. Japanese Boys' Festival: Circle the Year with Holidays.  Illustrated by Krystyna Stasiak. Children's Press, Chicago, IL, 1994.

 Roberson, John. Japan: From Shogun to Sony 1543-1984. Atheneum, New York.1985.

 Sakade, Florence. Japanese Children's Favorite Stories. Illustrated by Yoshisuke Kurosaki. Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, VT. 1958.

 Salisbury, Graham. Under the Blood-Red Sun. Bantam Doubleday Dell Books for Young Readers, New York, 1994.

 Sato, Satoru. I Wish I Had a Big, Big Tree. Illustrated by Tsutomu Murakami. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, New York. 1971.

 Say, Allen. The Bicycle Man. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. 1982.

 Say, Allen.  Grandfather's Journey. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston.  1993.

 Say, Allen. The Ink-Keeper's Apprentice.  Harper & Row, San Francisco. 1979.

 Say, Allen. Once Under the Cherry Blossom Tree. Harper & Row, New York. 1974.

 Say, Allen.  Tea With Milk.  Houghton Mifflin Company, New York, 1999.

Say, Allen. Tree of Cranes. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. 1991.

 Sender, Ruth Minsky. The Cage. Macmillan Publishing Company, New York. 1986.

 Shuppan, Sanyusha. Summer Cloud. Chugoku Shinbum Press, Japan.  1980.

 Shute, Linda.  Momotaro: The Peach Boy. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, New York. 1986.

 Snyder, Dianne.The Boy of the Three Year Nap. Illustrated by Allan Say. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. 1988.

 Soya, Kiyoshi.  A House of Leaves. Philomel Books, New York. 1986.

 Spivak, Dawnine. Grass Sandals: The Travels of Basho.  Illustrated by Demi.  Atheneum Books, New York. 1997.

 Sproule, Anna. Women History Makers: Solidarity. Hampstead Press, 1988.

 Streissguth, Tom. Japan. Carolrhoda Books, Inc., Minneapolis, MN. 1997.

 Streissguth, Tom. A Ticket to Japan. Carolrhoda Books, Minneapolis, MN. 1997.

Tai, Amy Lee. A Place Where Sunflowers Grow. Children's Book Press, 2006.

 Takabayashi, Mari. I Live in Tokyo.  Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston. 2001.

 Takashima. A Child in Prison Camp. William Morrow, New York. 1974.

 Tejima.  Fox's Dream. Philomel Books, New York. 1987.

 The Editors of Passport Books. Japanese-Picture Dictionary. Passport Books, 1992.

 Tsuboi, Sakae. Twenty-Four Eyes. Charles E. Tuttle Company, Rutland, VT. 1983.

 Tsuchiya, Yukio. Poor Elephants. Takebe, Motoichiro. Illustrated by Kin-no-Hoshi-Sha Co., Tokyo, Japan. 1970.

 Tsuru, Fumino. The Song of Tokoroten. Mayet & Marissa. San Paolo Japan, Tokyo, Japan. 1998.

 Tunnell, Michael O. & George W. Chilcoat. The Children of Topaz: The Story of a Japanese-American Internment Camp. Holiday House Books, New York. 1996.

 Tyler, Deborah. Discovering Japan. Macmillan Publishing Co., New York.  1993.

 Uchida, Yoshiko. The Best Bad Thing. Atheneum, New York.1983.

 Uchida, Yoshiko. The Dancing Kettle and Other Japanese Folk Tales.  Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York. 1949.

 Uchida, Yoshiko. Happiest Ending. Atheneum, New York. 1985.

 Uchida, Yoshiko. The Invisible Thread. Julian Messner, Englewood Cliffs, NJ. 1991.

 Uchida, Yoshiko.  A Jar of Dreams.  Atheneum, New York. 1981.

 Uchida, Yoshiko. Journey to Topaz: A Story of the Japanese American Evacuation. Creative Arts Book Company, Berkeley, CA. 1985.

 Uchida, Yoshiko. The Wise Old Woman.  Illustrated by Martin Springett. Margaret K. McElderry Books, New York.  1994.

 Watkins, Yoko Kawashima. So Far From the Bamboo Grove. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, New York. 1986.

 Wells, Rosemary. Yoko. Hyperion Books, New York. 1998.

 Wells, Ruth. A to Zen. Simon & Schuster Books, New York. 1992.

 Wells, Ruth. The Farmer and the Poor God. Illustrated by Yoshi. Simon & Schuster Books, New York. 1996.

 What I Know About Japan. Japan Information Center, New York. 1980.

 Wilds, Kazumi Inose. Hajime in the North Woods. Illustrated by Kazumi Inose Wilde. Arcade Publishing, New York, 1994.

 Williams, Carol Ann.  Tsubu the Little Snail.  Illustrated by Tatsuro Kiuchi.  Simon & Schuster Books, New York. 1995.

 Winthrop, Elizabeth. Journey to the Bright Kingdom. Illustrated by Charles Mikolaycak. Holiday House, New York.1979.

 Yakashima, Shizuye. A Child in Prison Camp. William Morrow & Company, New York, 1974.

 Yashima, Taro. Crow Boy. Viking Press, New York. 1955.

 Yanase, Fusako. Not Mines, But Flowers. Illustrated by Shomei Yoh.  Jiyukokumin-sha, Tokyo, Japan.  2000.

 Yanase, Fusako. Not Mines, But Flowers II. Illustrated by Shomei Yoh Jiyukokumin-sha, Tokyo, Japan.  2000.

 Yep, Laurence. Hiroshima. Scholastic Inc., New York. 1995.

 Young, Robert. Hiroshima FiftyYears of Debate. Dillon Press, New York. 1994.

 Yuko, Yamaguchi. The Angry Jizo. Shinnihon Shuppansha Co.,1982.

 Yumoto, Kazumi. The Spring Tone. Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York.  1995.