Natsumi's Song of Summer
This sweet and gentle picture book celebrates summer in Japan, as one little girl shares her love for bugs with her cousin who is visiting from America.Two young cousins who are separated by language, continent and culture meet for the first time when Jill's family travels from America to Japan to stay with Natsumi's family during the summer holidays. Natsumi's nervousness about meeting her cousin from across the sea quickly disappears when she discovers that her cousin is a lot like her: they both love summertime's hot sandy beaches, cool refreshing watermelon, festivals and fireworks. Then Jill asks Natsumi about the strange buzzing sound that comes from the nearby trees, and Natsumi is nervous once again. What if Jill is frightened of Natsumi's cherished cicadas, the insects that sing the music of summertime? This is a tender, evocative story that celebrates the special pleasures of summertime and of reunions with faraway family and friends.
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How long does it take to read Natsumi's Song of Summer?
It takes about 5 Hours and 48 minutes on average for a reader to read Natsumi's Song of Summer. This is based on the average reading speed of 250 Words per minute.
What is the reading level for Natsumi's Song of Summer?
The recommended reading level for Natsumi's Song of Summer is Baby through 7th Grade .
How long is Natsumi's Song of Summer?
Natsumi's Song of Summer is 44 pages long.
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