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How My Parents Learned to Eat

by Ina Friedman

  • 120 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s 4-8,
  • People & Places - General,
  • Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Ethnic - General,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Tableware,
  • Children"s stories, American,
  • Japan,
  • Manners and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Reading Rainbow Readers (Sagebrush)

    The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9459306M
    ISBN 10080859060X
    ISBN 109780808590606
    OCLC/WorldCa71890273

    How My Parents Learned to Eat; How My Parents Learned to Eat. By. Ina Friedman. Illustrated by. Allen Say. When an American sailor meets a Japanese woman, they both try in secret to learn the other's way of eating. Their courtship and growing love culminates in marriage. Book Theme: Between Two Worlds: Asian Pacific American Heritage.   How my parents learned to eat Item Preview remove-circle Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. Delaware County District Library (Ohio) Scanned in China. American Libraries. Uploaded by Craig.B on J SIMILAR ITEMS (based on Pages:

    How My Parents Learned to Eat (Sandpiper Houghton Mifflin books) by Ina R. Friedman An American sailor courts a young Japanese woman and each tries, in secret, to learn the other's way of eating. Ira say continued writing and an american. Young children become confused and hurt when their parents constantly argue, then decide to divorce. This sensitively written book assures boys and girls that children are in no way responsible for their parents' inability to get along together. It lets kids know that although one parent chooses to move away from the home, both parents continue to love their little boy or : Scholastic.

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The childrens book, How My Parents Learned to Eat, tells the story of a young Japanese-American girl retelling the story of how her parents met.

The book focuses on the difference between how her Japanese mother and American father eat meals. Her mother using chopsticks and her father using a knife, fork, and spoon/5.

The book How My Parents Learned to Eat can be used in a variety of ways inside the classroom, particularly in a unit on family. The story of Aiko and John can be used to explore the uniqueness of each family – cultures, traditions, and ways of life.

This book can be used to illustrate that each family is different in a positive : Una O. An American sailor courts a Japanese student and each tries, in secret, to learn the other's way of eating.

How My Parents Learned to Eat I'll be posting some books in the fashion that can be seen in my "Great Books" section of the blog over the next few weeks. I am currently in a multicultural literature class and we are to read, review and come up with ideas for a multicultural book for 6 out of the 8 weeks of class.

This book looks at the immigrant experience from a unique angle: a boy wonders how his American dad and his Japanese mother learned to share one another's worlds. He does this by focusing on the differences in foods and eating utensils and the roller coaster of feelings they probably had as each made "assumptions" about the other's thoughts and /5.

"How My Parents Learned to Eat" is a touching book about how a girl's parents learned to eat. John, an American Sailor in Yokohama, Japan fell in love with a Japanese woman by the name of Aiko.

Aiko was also smitten by John, however, they both avoided going to dinner because Aiko had no clue how to use American utensils, and John had no idea /5(15). How My Parents Learned to Eat By Ina R. Friedman Illustrated by Alan Say If you are looking for a book to introduce students to multicultural families or acceptance of different types of families, How My Parents Learned to Eat, is a great place to start.

This short story by Ina R. Friedman is narrated by a young multi racial Size: KB. Editions for How My Parents Learned to Eat: (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover published in ), X (Hardcover pub Cited by: In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, TeachingBooks supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read.

This book looks at the immigrant experience from a unique angle: a boy wonders how his American dad and his Japanese mother learned to share one another's worlds. He does this by focusing on the differences in foods and eating utensils and the roller coaster of feelings they probably had as each made "assumptions" about the other's thoughts and Cited by:   The Paperback of the How My Parents Learned to Eat by Ina R.

Friedman, Allen Say | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to /5(8). The book How My Parents Learned to Eat tells us the story of Aiko and John. Aiko is a Japanese young woman and John is an American sailor.

Aiko and John find ways to become familiar with each other's way of life. The story is told from the perspective of their daughter. Let's take a journey back in time, probably in the 's, after World War. Ina R. Friedman has also written two books on the theme of cultural understanding.

Her Reading Rainbow picture book, How My Parents Learned to Eat, received a Christopher Award for promoting cultural understanding. Her book, Black Cop, tells the story of a young man who rose from the ghetto to become deputy chief of the Washington, D.C.

police 4/5(15). How My Parents Learned to Eat Book & cassette favorites Reading rainbow selections Reading rainbow Rise and Shine Sandpiper Houghton Mifflin books: Author: Ina R.

Friedman: Illustrated by: Allen Say: Contributor: Houghton Mifflin Company: Edition: illustrated, braille: Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, ISBN:4/5(20). How My Parents Learned to Eat by Ina Freidman is a wonderful tale of a Japanese-American child. She treasures her parents story.

When her mom and dad meet, things are a bit confusing. It causes the two young lovebirds to question if they have a. Say, Allen HOW MY PARENTS LEARNED TO EAT. New York: Houghton Mifflin Company. ISBN B. PLOT SUMMARY The protagonist is a Japanese American girl whose mother is Japanese and father is an American sailor.

Her parents meet and fall in love when her father’s ship is stationed in Yokohama. How My Parents Learned to Eat by Ina R. Friedman,Houghton Mifflin edition, in EnglishCited by: Get this from a library.

How my parents learned to eat. [Ina R Friedman; Allen Say; Houghton Mifflin Company,] -- An American sailor courts a Japanese girl and each tries, in secret, to learn the other's way of eating. How My Parents Learned To Eat Book Information.

Title: How My Parents Learned To Eat. Author: Friedman, Ina. Isbn: A young girl recounts the story of her parents' courtship as her father, an American sailor stationed in Yokohama, and her mother, a Japanese girl, overcome the problems of different cultures.

"How My Parents Learned To Eat" presents Japanese and American cultures in a story. The readers read about the cultural values through a little girl's first person narrative.

From her telling, the readers will understand Japanese customs in its cultural context, such as bowing for greeting and drinking soup from the by:. In our house, some days we eat with chopsticks and some days we eat with knives and forks. For me, it's natural."" So begins—in Say's precise, pastel-toned drawings too—the story of the little-girl narrator's parents, ""a Japanese schoolgirl"" and ""an American sailor"" when they met.

Though they go for many a walk, he is afraid to invite her to dinner, because he doesn't know .How My Parents Learned to Eat.

Ina R. Friedman. Book Description: Bi-racial child tells story of how Japanese mother and American father met and overcame cultural differences over choices and eating patterns. Academic Objective: ELA2R4h. The learner Profile in Books: How my parents learned to eat How my parents learned to eat by Ina R.

Friedman This book tells the history of the parents of a little girl. They met when her mother was a Japanese schoolgirl and her father was an American marine stationed in Japan.

They walked and talked every day, but the marine felt shy to.