- Print on Demand (Paperback): 256 pages
- Publisher: Dundurn (Dec 5 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 1459731662
- ISBN-13: 978-1459731660
- Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 2.5 x 20.3 cm
- Shipping Weight: 358 g
- Customer Reviews: 1 customer rating
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,315,983 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
Cherry Blossom Baseball: A Cherry Blossom Book Print on Demand (Paperback) – Dec 5 2015
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A historically accurate story about being an outsider, family values and the ability of sports to bring people together. (School Library Journal)
A fast-paced, intriguing read. Highly recommended. (Canadian Materials)
Michiko is a wonderful character trying to find her place in an often racist Canada, obeying her strict but loving parents, supported by cultural traditions and fiercely passionate about baseball. (Resource Links)
Maruno tells an almost uniquely Canadian story as we see how different cultural communities interact, as well as the challenges many first- and second-generation Canadians encounter, issues that are still relevant today. (Canadian Children's Book News)
About the Author
Jennifer Maruno is a long-time educator and author. Her debut novel, When the Cherry Blossoms Fell, was shortlisted for the Hackmatack Award and the Pacific Northwest Library Association Young Readers Choice Award. She lives in Burlington, Ontario.