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Jasmine Toguchi, Mochi Queen Spiral-Bound | July 11, 2017

Debbi Michiko Florence, Elizabet Vukovic (Illustrated by)

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The first book in a new chapter book series featuring a spunky Japanese-American heroine!

Eight-year-old Jasmine Toguchi is a flamingo fan, tree climber, and top-notch mess-maker!

She's also tired of her big sister, Sophie, always getting to do things first. For once, Jasmine wishes SHE could do something before Sophiesomething special, something different. The New Year approaches, and as the Toguchi family gathers in Los Angeles to celebrate, Jasmine is jealous that her sister gets to help roll mochi balls by hand with the women. Her mom says that Jasmine is still too young to join in, so she hatches a plan to help the men pound the mochi rice instead. Surely her sister has never done THAT before.

But pounding mochi is traditionally reserved for boys. And the mochi hammer is heavier than it looks. Can Jasmine build her case and her mochi-making muscles in time for New Year's Day?

Publisher: Macmillan
Original Binding: Trade Paperback
Pages: 128 pages
ISBN-10: 0374308349
Item Weight: 0.3 lbs
Dimensions: 5.3 x 0.8 x 7.6 inches
Customer Reviews: 4 out of 5 stars 1,001 to 10,000 ratings