Flowers from Mariko

By Rick Noguchi and Deneen Jenks
Picture Books

This heartwarming story shows the determination and bravery of a little girl named Mariko whose family was forced to spend three years in a Japanese concentration camp. When they were finally able to return to their home again, things were not the same. Mariko is determined to find a way to help her family be happy again. Watch as flower seeds and hard work bring hope into their lives again.

(Reviewed by Kate Phillips)

Region The United States
Period WWII, 1900s, 1940s
Genre Historical Fiction
The Good and the Beautiful Library No
  • 3 Entertainment Value
  • 5 Moral Value
  • 5 Educational Value
  • 4 Literary Value
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