One Bird
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Kyoko Mori., & Kyoko Mori|AUTHOR. (2014). One Bird . Henry Holt and Co. (BYR).

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Kyoko Mori and Kyoko Mori|AUTHOR. 2014. One Bird. Henry Holt and Co. (BYR).

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Kyoko Mori and Kyoko Mori|AUTHOR. One Bird Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 2014.

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Kyoko Mori, and Kyoko Mori|AUTHOR. One Bird Henry Holt and Co. (BYR), 2014.

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 "Tell me the truth," demands fifteen-year-old Megumi Shimizu as her mother hurriedly packs. But, her mother refuses to admit that she is leaving forever-leaving her husband to his mistress, her home to her silent, resentful mother-in-law, her daughter to survive, if she can. Angry at everyone's polite lies, Megumi realizes that she has a secret of her own: Even though she goes to church, to Bible study class, and to the Christian Girls' Academy, she no longer believes in God. Only Dr. Mizutani, the "spinster lady" veterinarian, tells the truth, and she warns that single birds without their mothers often die.
 
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