Mira and Baku

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Theodore, Michelle, illustrator.
Toronto : Annick Press, [2023].


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Children's Picture Books - 1st FloorJ P TRUUVERTChecked OutMay 12, 2024

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Toronto : Annick Press, [2023].
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1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations : 21 x 29 cm
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"With the help of a magical friend, a young girl searches for her missing father in this poignant story set during Japanese internment in World War II. It's a week until Mira's birthday, and she's getting worried. Where is Papa? He has never missed her birthday before. When Mira's friend Baku, a creature from Japanese folklore, offers to help, they journey over farmlands and forests, mountains and river mouths, gathering clues to Papa's whereabouts--clues that echo Mira's memories and overheard conversations in the camp where she lives with Mama. Lushly illustrated by up-and-coming illustrator Michelle Theodore, this tender, moving picture book by debut author Sara Truuvert explores the profound impacts of family separation and the different forms comfort can take for a child processing loss. Further reading on Japanese internment and a note from the author add to readers' understanding of this underrepresented period of history, making it an instant classic. For fans of Baseball Saved Us, Mira and Baku is an emotional exploration of the power of imagination and hope in difficult times."--,Provided by publisher.
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Decoding demand: 52 (medium),Semantic demand: 63 (high),Syntactic demand: 68 (high),Structure demand: 85 (very high),Lexile

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Truuvert, S., & Theodore, M. (2023). Mira and Baku . Annick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Truuvert, Sara and Michelle, Theodore. 2023. Mira and Baku. Annick Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Truuvert, Sara and Michelle, Theodore. Mira and Baku Annick Press, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Truuvert, Sara,, and Michelle Theodore. Mira and Baku Annick Press, 2023.

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