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“Brave Mrs. Sato” A Heartwarming Story of Intergenerational Friendship, Immigration, and Bravery

"Brave Mrs. Sato" Cover - Written by Lori Matsukawa, Illustrated by Tammy Yee

Author, Lori Matsukawa will be visiting Mullenix Ridge Elementary on Friday, March 1, 2024 to read her book "Brave Mrs. Sato" to students as part of our Read Across America week.

About the Book:

In a little Hawaiian house with a mango tree, Cathy and her babysitter Mrs. Sato spend their afternoons arranging flowers, cooking, and having adventures. When Cathy has to move away, Mrs. Sato comforts her by sharing her own story of immigrating from Japan to Hawaii. Lori Matsukawa’s debut children's book shows readers how heritage, food, traditions, and stories can help them feel at home wherever they are.

Brave Mrs. Sato Cover - Written by Lori Matsukawa, Illustrated by Tammy Yee

"Brave Mrs. Sato"
Written by Lori Matsukawa
Illustrated by Tammy Yee

Publisher: Chin Music Press
ISBN: 9781634050395
Publication Date: 8/29/2023
Pages: 40
Size: 9(w) x 11(h) x 0.4 in
Type: Hardback
Language: English
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Author: Lori Matsukawa

About the Author:

Emmy-award winning journalist and pioneering TV anchor Lori Matsukawa graduated from Aiea High School, Phi Beta Kappa from Stanford University and received an MA from the University of Washington. She was Miss Teenage America 1974. She and her husband Larry live in Seattle and have a grown son.

Illustrator: Tammy Yee - cartoon drawing of Tammy Yee

About the Illustrator:

Tammy Yee has worked on more than 36 children's books over her career. She lives in Hawaii.

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