Fishing Sunday

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HarperCollins, Apr 19, 1996 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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A young boy, originally embarrassed by the traditions of his Japanese grandfather, comes to an understanding one day as he observes him during a fishing trip and notes that the old man and his ways are not silly at all but are actually rather magical.

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User Review  - cspine - LibraryThing

This book is a great way to teach children to be accapting, weather its family or friends. This book shows how the young boy learns to love his grandpaw for who he truley is, flaws and all! Read full review

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author is noteworthy and has several awarded books Read full review


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About the author (1996)

Tony Johnston was born January 30, 1942, in Los Angeles, CA. After attending Stanford University where she earned a B.A. in History and an M.A in Education, she became a fourth-grade teacher. She has written over seventy books for children. Her titles include Amber on the Mountain, the Cowboy and the Black-Eyed Pea, Day of the Dead, the Ghost of Nicholas Greebe, the Sparky and Eddie series, and the Adventures of Mole and Troll. Her first adult novel was Any Small Goodness. Her works have earned her several awards including a Children's Choice Award for Four Scary Stories and the Beatty Award in 2002 for Any Small Goodness.

Barry Root is the illustrator of many books for children, including "Gumbrella, " which he also wrote; "By My Brother's Side"; and "Game Day", which received a Christopher Award in the category of books for young people. He lives with his family in Quarryville, Pennsylvania.

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