Tomo: Friendship through Fiction: An Anthology of Japan Teen Stories

Tomo: Friendship through Fiction: An Anthology of Japan Teen Stories

Tomo Friendship through Fiction An Anthology of Japan Teen Stories This aptly named fiction anthology tomo means friend in Japanese is a true labor of friendship to benefit teens in Japan whose lives were upended by the violent earthquake and tsunami of March

  • Title: Tomo: Friendship through Fiction: An Anthology of Japan Teen Stories
  • Author: Holly Thompson Andrew Fukuda Charles De Wolf Alan Gratz Sachiko Kashiwaba John Paul Catton Debbie Ridpath Ohi Kelly Luce
  • ISBN: 9781611720068
  • Page: 154
  • Format: Paperback
  • This aptly named fiction anthology tomo means friend in Japanese is a true labor of friendship to benefit teens in Japan whose lives were upended by the violent earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011 Authors from Japan and around the world have contributed works of fiction set in or related to Japan Young adult English language readers will be able to connect with thThis aptly named fiction anthology tomo means friend in Japanese is a true labor of friendship to benefit teens in Japan whose lives were upended by the violent earthquake and tsunami of March 11, 2011 Authors from Japan and around the world have contributed works of fiction set in or related to Japan Young adult English language readers will be able to connect with their Japanese counterparts through stories of contemporary Japanese teens, ninja and yokai teens, folklore teens, mixed heritage teens, and non Japanese teens who call Japan home Tales of friendship, mystery, love, ghosts, magic, science fiction, and history will propel readers to Japan past and present and to Japanese universes abroad.Portions of the proceeds of Tomo will be donated to the Japanese non profit, HOPE FOR TOMORROW, to support ongoing relief efforts for teens in Japan.Contents Shocks and tremors Lost by Andrew FukudaShuya s commute by Liza DalbyHalf life by Deni Y B chardKazoku by Tak ToyoshimaAftershocks by Ann Tashi SlaterFriends and enemies Bad day for baseball by Graham SalisburyHalf a heart by Mariko NagaiThe bridge to Lillooet by Trevor KewBlue shells by Naoko Awa, translated by Toshiya KameiBorne by the wind by Charles De WolfGhosts and spirits The ghost who came to breakfast by Alan GratzHouse of trust by Sachiko Kashiwaba, translated by Avery Fischer UdagawaStaring at the Haiku by John Paul CattonKodama by Debbie Ridpath OhiWhere the silver droplets fall by transcribed and translated from Ainu into Japanese by Yukie Chiri, translated and illustrated by Deborah DavidsonPowers and feats Yamada san s toaster by Kelly LuceJet black and the ninja wind by Leza Lowitz and Shogo OketaniHachiro by Ryusuke Saito, translated by Sako IkegamiThe lost property office by Marji NapperAnton and Kiyoshime by Fumio Takano, translated by Hart LarrabeeTalents and curses Love right on the yesterday by Wendy Nelson TokunagaThe dragon and the poet by Kenji Miyazawa, translated by Misa Dikengil LindbergJust wan derful by Louise George KittakaIchinichi on the Yamanote by Claire DawnA song for Benzaiten by Catherine Rose torresInsiders and outsiders Fleecy clouds by Arie Nashiya, translated by Juliet Winters CarpenterThe zodiac tree by Thersa MatsuuraOne by Sarah OgawaLove letter by Megumi Fujino, translated by Lynne E RiggsSigns by Kaitlin StainbrookWings on the wind by Yuichi Kimura, translated by Alexander O SmithFamilies and connections The law of gravity by Yuko Katakawa, translated by Deborah IwabuchiThe mountain drum by Chlo DalbyPaper lanterns by Jennifer Fumiko CahillI hate Harajuku girls by Katrina Toshiko Grigg SaitoPeace on earth by Suzanne Kamata

    Tomo Friendship through Fiction An Anthology of Japan This aptly named fiction anthology tomo means friend in Japanese is a true labor of friendship to benefit teens in Japan whose lives were upended by the violent earthquake and tsunami of March , Authors from Japan and around the world have contributed works of fiction set in or related to Japan Young adult English language readers will be able to connect with their Japanese Tomo Friendship through Fiction An Anthology This aptly named fiction anthology tomo means friend in Japanese is a true labor of friendship to benefit teens in Japan whose lives were upended by the violent earthquake and tsunami of March , Authors from Japan and around the world have contributed works of fiction set in or Tomo Friendship through Fiction An Anthology Tomo Friendship through Fiction An Anthology of Japan Teen Stories Ebook written by Holly Thompson Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Tomo Friendship through Fiction An Anthology of Japan Teen Stories. Tomo Friendship Through Fiction An Anthology Tomo Friendship Through Fiction An Anthology of Japan Teen Stories likes Tomo Friendship Through Fiction An Anthology of Japan Teen Stories Tomo Friendship Through Fiction An Anthology Tomo Paperback Friendship Through Fiction An Anthology of Japan Teen Stories By Holly Thompson Editor Stone Bridge Press, , pp. Tomo Friendship through Fiction An Anthology Tomo Friendship through Fiction An Anthology of Japan Teen Stories Kindle edition by Holly Thompson Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Tomo Friendship through Fiction An Anthology of Japan Teen Stories.

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    Though this anthology is marketed for teens, I enjoyed it as well, from the stories that reminded me of my recent trip to Japan to the ones that showed me something new. The stories are varied and well-written. There are even some translations to stories originally written in Japanese. I recognized the names of a few authors (Katrina Toshiko Grigg-Saito, for one, who also has a piece in The Chalk Circle: Intercultural Prizewinning Essays) or at least the names of their more famous works (in the [...]

    Meant for teens and about teens, but I liked these stories, too. There is something for everyone: a Tohoku earthquake survival story, a WWII internment camp baseball lesson, the toaster of death, a dream come true, bullies, a new love, an annoying "chanto shita" girl. Almost all stories are set in Japan and flavored with Japanese words and phrases. There are a few translated legends that Western ears may find awkward, but the stories of Japanese "yokai" spirits are fun.

    Editor Holly Thompson and Stone Bridge Press pulled this collection of mostly original stories and translations together in less than a year, in time for the anniversary of the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake, but there is nothing slapdash about it. This is a book that will endure.Thirty-six writers (plus 10 translators) contributed a dazzling variety of stories featuring ninja, scientists, baseball players, yokai (spirits), pop stars, Little-Bo-Beep-look-alike Harajuku girls, and ordinary kids [...]

    One of the best anthologies I've read in years. This is a fascinating mix of authors -- emerging and established, Japanese and American, novelists and graphic novelists/artists. It offers many perspectives on Japan, from the realistic to the magical, that teens and adults will enjoy. A percentage of proceeds from the book benefit teens affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. Wonderful introduction by editor (and novelist) Holly Thompson is an added bonus. This collection is one to keep on a [...]

    I won this book through and was not disappointed. What a wonderful book which supports such an excellent cause. A great mix of stories from all walks of life without being too heavy. A book you can put down and come back to at a later time without any difficulty. Fab!

    Unimpressed. DNF'ed this book. The first story was not all that impressive. The writing needed work, and I didn't really enjoy it all that much. Being someone who was published in an anthology, I can say that your first story has to rock the socks off the reader. Of course, all stories in an anthology should be good, but the first one needs to be extra-good, to impress those readers who download the free Kindle sample of the book as a way to test whether or not to read more, and I was rather uni [...]

    Tomo is a charity anthology (in the wake of the recent tsunami) that brings together a wide range of voices writing about young people related to Japan in some way. Japanese, ex-pat, male, female, young, old, professional and amateur; the authors of this anthology represent a varied array of experiences with disasters, youth, and Japan.Holly Thompson, whom I know from the fabulous children's book, "Wakame Gatherers" (which never fails to make me cry when I read it) edited the anthology.It's well [...]

    I picked up this book because I thought it was an anthology about March 11, 2011 (earthquake and tsunami) written by foreign authors who had some stakes in Japan. But most of the stories were nothing to do with it, and there were quite a few about the WWII concentration camp and Pearl Harbour. It's not that I don't want to admit that Japan has done some wrong too, but it wasn't enjoyable reading the word "jap" over and over. Plus I think it's a book meant for Non-Japanese people to get a better [...]

    An interesting set of short stories, poems (I skimmed these) and amateur comics along with a smattering of translated older works. While billed as a teen collection, they are mature enough to be enjoyed by anyone. I really liked some of the ghostly monster stories, many others are quite well done, especially considering most of the writers are new to print.

    I've read a few stories, and so far I love it. I gave a copy to a teacher to give to his family. His wife's sister lives in and was affected by the earthquake in Japan. Their daughter has read several stories, and her teacher has asked her to pick a couple of her favorites and class will read them. It is gread for middle school through adults. Check out the book trailer: youtube/watch?v=UZyDrA

    I enjoyed this anthology very much. Written after the March 11, 2011 Earthquake and Tsunami it combines stories all tied in some way to Japan. Some dealt with the tragedy, others with WWII. The struggles of Japanese-Americans both in Japan and in the U.S. were explored in several stories. Ghosts, graphic stories, poetry--it's all here. A taste of Japanese flavor. I really want to visit Harajuku Station!

    Having been to Japan recently, I loved reading all the references to the place I so enjoyed visiting. The essence of Japanese culture came through in the stories so strongly that it was hard to believe these stories were written by teens. Several of the stories will stay with me long after I have put this book down.

    Interesting collection of short stories, all connected to Japan, both by Japanese authors (in translation) and ex-pats living in Japan. All proceeds from this book go to earthquake/tsunami relief efforts as well, which was inspiring to see.

    This collection of short stories and poems written and published to raise funds to benefit those affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan is wonderful! There is something for everyone in this book - ghost stories, romance, family stories, self-reflective journeys and more.

    This is a collection of stories, most about the Sendai Earthquake in 2011, all about the Japanese or Japanese-American experience, many are works in translation.

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