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About the Book

Children’s Book Review: Grandfather’s Journey by Allen Say

A review of Grandfather’s Journey by Publishers Weekly.

http://www.publishersweekly.com/978-0-395-57035-7

 

GRANDFATHER’S JOURNEY by Allen Say | Kirkus Reviews

A brief overview and review of Grandfather’s Journey by Kirkus Reviews.

https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/allen-say/grandfathers-journey/

 

Allen Say Books

A short biography about the author-illustrator Allen Say, as well as a list his books.  

http://www.hmhco.com/bookstore/authors/Allen-Say/2237361

 

About Allen Say

A more in depth biography about the author-illustrator Allen Say.

http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/authors/allensay/author.shtml

 

A video interview with Allen Say | Reading Rockets

Say talks about how his career as an author-illustrator came to be.

http://www.readingrockets.org/books/interviews/say

Culture

Japanese Culture - Culture of Japan - Go Japan Go

A summary of Japanese culture, as well as additional links to various topics.

https://www.gojapango.com/japanese-culture/  

 

Discovery San Francisco Japantown!

A brief overview of Japantown in San Francisco, as well as current events and news.

http://sfjapantown.org/history/  

 

30 Interesting Japanese Traditions - Japan Talk

A list of Japanese traditions, with additional links to Japanese travel, culture, and food.

http://www.japan-talk.com/jt/new/japanese-traditions

Food

Japanese Food

A guide to common foods and drinks in Japan, by both popularity and region.

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e620.html

 

Japanese | BBC Good Food

31 Japanese recipes from BBC Good Food.

http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/collection/japanese

 

28 Types of Japanese Tea - Japan Talk

A list of different types of Japanese tea.

http://www.japan-talk.com/jt/new/japanese-tea

Geography

Grandfather's Journey on Tripline. 

A visual representation of Grandfather's journey on Tripline. 

http://www.tripline.net/trip/Grandfather's_Journey-0255231254711003B1B58105F1B8C425    

 

Japan Geography

Facts about Japan’s land, area, population, and more.

http://www.japan-guide.com/list/e1000.html

 

Japan

National Geographic Kids’ website about Japan’s geography, nature, people, and culture.

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/explore/countries/japan/#japan-gardens.jpg

 

15 Beautiful Japanese Villages You Must Visit | tsunagu Japan

Images of and short facts about fifteen Japanese villages.  

https://www.tsunagujapan.com/15-beautiful-japanese-villages-you-must-visit/

 

California Geography from NETSTATE

A list of geographical facts about California.

http://www.netstate.com/states/geography/ca_geography.htm

 

SF Bay Area Pictures

A photo library of various locations within the San Francisco Bay Area.

http://www.terragalleria.com/california/region.sf-bay-area.html

 

Houses around the world.  

A Youtube video of various houses from countries around the world. 

http://youtu.be/mVoLH7DLqaI

 

History

Japanese History

An overview of the history of Japan, broken down into the various periods.

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e641.html

 

World War II in the Pacific

An article about the Japanese and American involvement in WWII.

https://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005155

 

World War 2: facts for kids | National Geographic Kids

Ten facts about WWII.

http://www.ngkids.co.uk/history/world-war-two

 

San Francisco - Facts & Summary - HISTORY.com

A summary of the history of San Francisco.

http://www.history.com/topics/san-francisco

 

Japanese Americans - History, Modern Era, Migration to Hawaii and America

An in depth overview of Japanese immigration to America.

http://www.everyculture.com/multi/Ha-La/Japanese-Americans.html

 

Language

Japanese Language

An overview of the Japanese language.

http://www.japan-guide.com/e/e621.html

 

Introduction - Japanese Lesson 1

A short clip of 8 basic phrases in Japanese.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGrBHiuPlT0

 

Japanese Alphabet

A table of the Japanese alphabet, including Kana, Hiragana, and Katakana.

http://www.linguanaut.com/japanese_alphabet.htm   

Teaching Activities

Grandfather’s Journey Extension Activities | Scholastic

Ideas for writing, math, and social studies/language arts activities regarding Grandfather’s Journey.

https://www.scholastic.com/teachers/lesson-plans/teaching-content/grandfathers-journey-extension-activities/

 

Further Expanding Questioning, Grandfather’s Journey - TeacherVision

A K-3 lesson plan for the strategy of asking questions before, during, and after reading the book.

https://www.teachervision.com/lesson/further-expanding-questioning-grandfathers-journey

 

Grandfather’s Journey

An overview of the book, as well as information about the author and a link to activities and additional reosources.

http://faculty.salisbury.edu/~elbond/grand.htm

 

Lamb’s Library: Book-Technology Connections: Grandfather’s Journey Author: Allen Say

A list of book, topic, learning, and teaching connections.

http://eduscapes.com/library/g/grandfathers_journey.htm