My Awesome Japan Adventure: A Diary About The Best 4 Months Ever

Author: Rebecca Otowa
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  • : November 2013
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Description

"Ever heard of micro sushi? Have you played karuta before? Neither did I, until I spent four months in Japan living with a Japanese family."
Dan, the narrator of "My Awesome Japan Adventure," is a typical American fifth grader, who spends four months with a Japanese family as an exchange student. Although he initially finds it difficult to adjust, Dan is soon having fun wherever he goes--and recording all of his adventures in a diary. With the help of his Japanese foster brother and sister, Daisuke and Mari, Dan visits a Ninja village, tries new foods, learns brush painting, and shares the inside scoop on Japanese school life. Readers of all ages will love experiencing life in Japan from a kid's point of view!
Dan's adventures include:
My First Week of SchoolVisiting a Ninja VillageFun with OrigamiPracticing AikidoMaking MochiAnd much more...

Author description

Originally from California, Rebecca Otowa is a writer, painter and teacher who--during her thirty years in Japan--has become a wife, mother, grandmother, and the chatelaine of a 350-year-old farmhouse in Shiga, Japan. She is the author of "At Home In Japan."