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FREE Æ Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen ä Grace Kendall at Farrar, Straus and Giroux has preempted a chapter book series by Debbi Michiko Florence, about headstrong eight year old Jasmine Toguchi and her Japanese American family The first book, Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen, is about yearning to be part of a fun family tradition, even if it s not something girls typically do Publication begins in spring What a wonderful book I love Jasmine, and I cannot wait foradventures in future books Cute series about a determined Japanese American girl who won t let anyone stand in the way of her doing mochi tsuki It has the standard beg chapter book plot lines of a pesky cousin an annoying older sister but what shines about this book is that it s ownvoices fills a much needed multicultural void in beg chapter books There aren t many beginning chapter series about Japanese American kids Nice illustrations too I love the addition of a mochi recipe at the end of the book kids can ma Cute series about a determined Japanese American girl who won t let anyone stand in the way of her doing mochi tsuki It has the standard beg chapter book plot lines of a pesky cousin an annoying older sister but what shines about this book is that it s ownvoices fills a much needed multicultural void in beg chapter books There aren t many beginning chapter series about Japanese American kids Nice illustrations too I love the addition of a mochi recipe at the end of the book kids can make mochi just like Jasmine s family Looking forward tofrom this series Strong start Move over Ramona Quimby, there s a new feisty little sister on the pages Jasmine Toguchi is dying to be a part of her family s traditional mochi making event, but everyone tells her she s just not old enough yet She ll show THEM It was an absolute delight to read this early chapter book and see Jasmine s fierce determination to prove she IS old enough and IS strong enough and she CAN pound mochi even though she s a girl There are beautiful black and white illustrations interspersed with the Move over Ramona Quimby, there s a new feisty little sister on the pages Jasmine Toguchi is dying to be a part of her family s traditional mochi making event, but everyone tells her she s just not old enough yet She ll show THEM It was an absolute delight to read this early chapter book and see Jasmine s fierce determination to prove she IS old enough and IS strong enough and she CAN pound mochi even though she s a girl There are beautiful black and white illustrations interspersed with the text, and the story is written in a perfect style and level for grades 1 3 I would highly recommend this as a grade read aloud in these grades with a mochi making party when the book is finished there is an easy to make recipe in the back I can t wait to share this book with students in my library and read the rest of the books in the series Jasmine has such a fun personality She is so determined to make a mark in her family s mochi making traditions, you can t help but root for her