Brave Mrs. Sato
Written by Lori Matsukawa
Illustrated by Tammy Yea
Published by Chin Music Press Inc.
In a little Hawaiian house with a mango tree, Cathy and her babysitter Mrs. Sato spend their afternoons arranging flowers, cooking, and having adventures. When Cathy has to move away, Mrs. Sato comforts her by sharing her own story of immigrating from Japan to Hawaii. Lori Matsukawa’s debut children’s book tells a heartwarming story of intergenerational friendship, immigration, and bravery. She shows readers how heritage, food, traditions, and stories can help them feel at home wherever they are.
Primary ISBN: 9781634050395
Available As: Hardcover
Picture Book, Age 4 or older
Community Represented: Japanese/Japanese American
Themes: Generational Differences, Own Voices/Lived Experience, Welcoming by Individual
Setting: United States (Hawaii)
Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Immigrant
Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience
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