view cart menu separator categories menu separator faq
advanced search
categories  > Children's Books > Reading Books and/or Guided Reading Books (20)
Hachiko Waits by Leslea Newman, Akita, Japanese, Japan

Hachiko Waits by Leslea Newman, Akita, Japanese, Japan

Price: $1.50 add to cart     
Feedback: 100%, 321 sales Ask seller a question
Shipping: US-Mainland: $3.75 (more destinations)
Condition: Used
Payment Options: Money Order,
Hachiko Waits

This copy of Hachiko Waits by Leslea Newman and illustrated by Machiyo Kodaira is a PB. It was published by Scholastic in 2008. Condition: Very Good--shows slight handling.
From School Library Journal

Grade 3-5–Newman adds characters and incidents to flesh out this true story of an Akita who became a national symbol for loyalty and hope by waiting–for 10 years–at a Japanese commuter train station for his dead master to return. Hachi accompanies Professor Ueno to Shibuya Station every morning, then returns at three o'clock to welcome him back. After his owner dies suddenly at work, the dog continues his afternoon vigil for the rest of his life, earning such notoriety that the honorific "ko" is attached to his name. After his death, a statue in his memory is erected near his accustomed spot on the platform. Newman gives Hachiko a young human friend, Yasuo, who over a span of years helps to provide the dog with food and water. He later proposes to his future wife under that statue. Kodaira's ink-and-wash illustrations feature a noble-looking pooch surrounded by human admirers. Although the dialogue tends to be stilted, this more-developed alternative to Pamela S. Turner's Hachiko: The True Story of a Loyal Dog (Houghton, 2004) will effectively draw readers.–John Peters, New York Public Library

I do combine shipping. THANKS FOR LOOKING! Any questions? Please send me an email.
Other Products from fallonthalia:View all products
My Teacher for President by Kay Winters Denise Brunkus New
Finzel The Farsighted by Paul Fleischman and Marcia Sewall
5 Vera B. Williams books A Chair for My Mother, Cherries and Cherry Pits
The Adventures of Pinocchio illustrated by Frank Baber
Sheep by Valerie Hobbs a Border Collie story
The Perilous Road by William O. Steele and Paul Galdone Civil War
How Big Am I by Florence Parry Heide 1968
Theodor and Mr. Balbini by Petra Mathers
Amandina by Sergio Ruzzier HB DJ 2008
Beyond the Influence Understanding and Defeating Alcoholism
Last Updated: 19 Jun 2017 17:31:47 PDT home  |  about  |  terms  |  contact
Powered by eCRATER - a free online store builder