Synopses & Reviews
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.
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.