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SUMMARY: Yuka is a young Japanese girl whose father works long hours at his ramen restaurant. Yuka spends a lot of time thinking about her father and how she misses him and wishes for both his and her own sake that he didn't have to work so much. When a kind rice shop owner gives her a coupon to the festival, she thinks it might contain the answer.

KEYWORDS: animals,eating,family,history,world cultures


AUTHOR: Gu-mi Jeong
ILLUSTRATOR: Soon-kyo Joo
NARRATOR: Kim Sykes
LENGTH: 8:54

READING LEVELS
Fountas & Pinnell: not available
Accelerated Reader: 4.1
Lexile: 590L
DRA: not available

PUBLISHER: Lerner Publications