Weedflower

Weedflower
This is the image for the news article titled WeedflowerThis book is on my Top Fifty Favorites list. I can't say that I have a top ten list-- so many books to love. I would recommend this book to students in grades 5 & 6... and all of their older sisters and mothers and grandmothers). The main character, Sumiko is a 12 year old growing up in a post Pearl Harbor internment camp. Her new life at the desert camp is nothing like her former, lovely life on her families flower farm in California. I couldn't put it down!