Books by Yoko Kawashima Watkins

MY BROTHER, MY SISTER, AND I by Yoko Kawashima Watkins
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: April 1, 1994

"LC classes this as fiction. (Autobiography. 11+)"
A continuation of Far from the Bamboo Grove (1986), which described the author's harrowing escape from Korea at the end of WW II. Read full book review >
TALES FROM THE BAMBOO GROVE by Yoko Kawashima Watkins
CHILDREN'S
Released: Aug. 31, 1992

"Simply and gracefully narrated and handsomely embellished with full page b&w illustrations, an appealing addition to folklore collections. (Folklore. 7-12)"
The author of an outstanding account of her family's experiences escaping from Korea to return to Japan at the end of WW II (So Far from the Bamboo Grove, 1986, ALA Notable) recounts six Japanese tales remembered from her childhood. Read full book review >