Author: Joy Kogawa
Illustrator: Ruth Ohi
This book shares a real story about the enduring friendship between a Japanese-Canadian family and their cherry tree. It describes the plight, loss, courage and love of the family when they are uprooted from their homes in the aftermath of World War II and how the cherry tree gives the family courage and resilience to transcend difficult circumstances with patience and peace.
Publisher: Fitzhenry and Whiteside (Canada)
National Library Board (Singapore) Call Number: J English KOG