compiled by Yasuko Makino, with the assistance of Roberta K. Gumport
"Japan Through Children's Literature" should prove a useful bibliography in public and school libraries for collection building and reader's guidance. "Reference Books Bulletin" The book is a marvelous resource for teachers who teach Japan to children and young adults. " The ALAN RevieW" This bibliography of children's books on Japan is designed to help young Americans acquire a more accurate image and understanding of Japanese culture. The annotations for trade books published from the mid-sixties to the present will help teachers, librarians, and interested parents select appropriate materials from the vast numbers of books available. Each book is evaluated in terms of content and accuracy in portraying Japan and the Japanese culture and people, and a suggested grade level is indicated. Annotations are divided by subject and cross-references are supplied when the book belongs in more than one subject area. A glossary and author and title indexes enhance the accessibility of the information contained in this volume.