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WHILE I WAS AWAY

An emotional, contemplative tale of risking and growing.
~Kirkus Book Review

This middle grade memoir follows Waka’s journey as a Japanese American who was sent to live in Japan with a grandmother she barely knew and attend public school because her parents feared she was losing her culture (HarperCollins / Quill Tree, January 2021).

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