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In alternating passages, a young girl tells about two women she knew in her past, one an elderly African-American, the other a younger Japanese. Both of them are named Mrs. Gibson, and with each turn of the page, the suspense builds: exactly who are these women? Full-color illustrations.

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Two Mrs. Gibsons is author Toyomi Iguss tender and touching tribute to the two most important women in her life, her Japanese mother and her African-American grandmother. In it, Toyomi celebrates the richness of growing up biracial. From her grandmothers big bear hugs to her mothers light caresses, from playing with her grandmothers fancy Sunday-meetin hats to trying on her mothers kimono, the author conveys the warmth of these special relationships.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780892391707
Author:
Igus, Toyomi
Author:
Wells, Daryl
Publisher:
Children's Book Press (CA)
Subject:
General
Subject:
Family - Multigenerational
Subject:
Mothers
Subject:
Grandmothers
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
People & Places - United States - Asian American
Subject:
Racially mixed people
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Children s-Reference Family and Genealogy
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20130531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
- Up
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Color illustrations throughout
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
9.75 x 8.25 in 4.5 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
06-UP

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Two Mrs. Gibsons is author Toyomi Iguss tender and touching tribute to the two most important women in her life, her Japanese mother and her African-American grandmother. In it, Toyomi celebrates the richness of growing up biracial. From her grandmothers big bear hugs to her mothers light caresses, from playing with her grandmothers fancy Sunday-meetin hats to trying on her mothers kimono, the author conveys the warmth of these special relationships.
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