Arts of Asia in Reach
Uchiwa Lesson Plan
5. Books & Web Sites

  • Baker, Keith. The Magic Fan. San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1989.
    Despite the laughter of his fellow villagers, Yoshi uses his building skills to make a boat to catch the moon, a kite to reach the clouds, and a bridge that mimics the rainbow.
  • Gitter, Kurt. Japanese fan paintings from western collections. New Orleans: New Orleans Museum of Art, 1985
  • Heinrichs, Ann. Japan: Enchantment of the World. Danbury, Conn :Children's Press,1998.
    Describes the history, geography, plants and animals, economy, language, people and culture of the island nation of Japan.
  • Shelly, Rex. Japan. New York : Marshall Cavendish, 1990.
    Introduces the geography, history, religious beliefs, government, and people of Japan.

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