Tea with Milk
At home, Masako speaks Japanese and sips green tea with her parents. But at her friends' houses near San Francisco, May speaks English and enjoys pancakes and tea with milk and sugar. When May's parents decide to return to Japan, she feels lost. May finally begins to find her way in the big city of Osaka, where she makes a special friend who also speaks English — and drinks his tea with milk and sugar. Allen Say brings tenderness and humor to his mother's unforgettable story in this beautiful tribute to his parents.
Age Level: Middle Grade (9-14)
Book Series: Courageous Girls: Diverse Stories for Young Readers Between Two Worlds: Asian Pacific American Heritage Favorite Foods: Asian Pacific American Heritage Tales of Courage: Asian Pacific American Heritage