Books by Jean Davies Okimoto

CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 21, 2002

"A must buy for all libraries and a lovely gift for new families of all stripes. (extensive afterword) (Picture book. 4-9)"
Young readers will love this story of how four Chinese babies come to be welcomed into new families in North America. Read full book review >
TALENT NIGHT by Jean Davies Okimoto
FICTION
Released: March 1, 1995

"Best of all, Okimoto presents a portrait of racially and socially diverse kids who get along just fine without a whole lot of adult Sturm und Drang; it's a nice change. (Fiction. 11+)"
Poor Rodney Suyama—he has two goals in life: one, to date gorgeous Ivy Ramos, and two, to be a rap star. Read full book review >
MOLLY BY ANY OTHER NAME by Jean Davies Okimoto
Released: Nov. 1, 1990

A 17-year-old adoptee's decision to search for her birth mother, with the ensuing emotional difficulties, is the burden of this choppy, overexpressed story. Read full book review >
TAKE A CHANCE, GRAMPS! by Jean Davies Okimoto
Released: Nov. 1, 1990

Jane, 12, and her grandfather encourage each other to overcome their losses and find new relationships. Read full book review >