An autobiographical tale of a young Japanese girl and her family escaping Korea and surviving after World War II.
2006 - Massachusetts - Dover-Sherborn Middle school took it off the sixth grade reading list for rape, violence against women by Korean men, and distorted presentation of history. The Dover Regional School Committee voted unanimously to keep it on the list but are looking for other texts for balanced experience.
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Watkins, Yoko Kawashima. So Far From the Bamboo Grove. HarperTrophy. New York, 1986.
"Dances and Dames." Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/