The Wakame Gatherers

About the Book

Author Holly Thompson's website

Holly Thompson's blog

Illustrator Kazumi Wilds' website

Kazumi Wilds' profile on SCBWI

Review of The Wakame Gatherers on Diverse Kids Books

Review of The Wakame Gatherers on Worlds of Words


Make and use natural wakame paint:


They Might Be Giants' official video for “Photosynthesis”

Wakame is an invasive species in Australia; read more about the species on Atlas of Living Australia:

"Seaweed is Good Goo"

Article on other types of seaweed and how they are used.

Teaching Activities

Teacher's Guide for The Wakame Gatherers from Lee and Low Books

"Two Homes: Living in Two Cultures" curriculum for The Wakame Gatherers from The Program for Teaching East Asia, University of Colorado at Boulder

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