Orchards

A Novel

By THOMPSON, Holly

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ISBN
978-0-38573-977-1
Publisher
Delacorte


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on March 1, 2011  |  Grades 5-up

Gr 8 Up—After a classmate commits suicide, Kana, a half-Japanese, half-Jewish American eighth grader, is sent to her maternal grandmother's farm in rural Japan for personal reflection. Kana tells her story in poignantly straightforward verse directed at the deceased classmate as she struggles with blame and regret, wondering if she and her friends are responsible because they took part in ostracizing the girl. She struggles, too, with her biracial, bicultural i...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2011

Half-Japanese, half-Jewish American Kana is sent to live with distant relatives in Japan after classmate and clique-target Ruth's suicide. Learnin...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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