WorldCat Identities

Uchida, Yoshiko

Overview
Works: 92 works in 360 publications in 6 languages and 22,779 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  Personal narratives‡vAmerican  Folklore  History  Folk tales 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PZ7.U25, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Yoshiko Uchida
A jar of dreams by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

28 editions published between 1981 and 2004 in English and Japanese and held by 2,008 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young girl grows up in a closely-knit Japanese American family in California during the 1930's, a time of great prejudice
Journey home by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

31 editions published between 1978 and 2000 in 3 languages and held by 1,988 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Japanese American family return to their ordinary life after being relocated during World War II. After their release from an American concentration camp, a Japanese-American girl and her family try to reconstruct their lives amidst strong anti-Japanese feelings which breed fear, distrust, and violence
The best bad thing by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 2006 in English and Japanese and held by 1,607 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At first dismayed at having to spend the last month of her summer vacation helping out in the household of recently widowed Mrs. Hata, Rinko discovers there are pleasant surprises for her, but then bad things start to happen. Sequel to "A Jar of Dreams."
Journey to Topaz; a story of the Japanese-American evacuation by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

21 editions published between 1971 and 2009 in English and Japanese and held by 1,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the Pearl Harbor attack an eleven-year-old Japanese-American girl and her family are forced to go to an aliens camp in Utah
The bracelet by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Japanese and held by 1,457 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emi, a Japanese American in the second grade, is sent with her family to an internment camp during World War II, but the loss of the bracelet her best friend has given her proves that she does not need a physical reminder of that friendship
The two foolish cats : suggested by a Japanese folktale by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

4 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two foolish cats go to the old monkey of the mountain to settle their quarrel
The happiest ending by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in English and Japanese and held by 919 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When twelve-year-old Rinko learns that a neighbor's daughter is coming from Japan to marry a stranger twice her age, she sets out to change this arrangement and gains new insights into love and adult problems
Picture bride : a novel by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

18 editions published between 1987 and 2003 in English and Japanese and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Carrying a photograph of the man she is to marry but has yet to meet, young Hana Omiya arrives in San Francisco in 1917, one of several hundred Japanese "picture brides" whose arranged marriages brought them to America
The dancing kettle, and other Japanese folk tales by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

12 editions published between 1944 and 1986 in English and held by 854 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fourteen stories representing a variety of Japanese folklore
The wise old woman by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in 4 languages and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An old woman demonstrates the value of her age when she solves a warlord's three riddles and saves her village from destruction
The magic listening cap; more folk tales from Japan by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

12 editions published between 1955 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 759 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of fourteen Japanese folk tales. Grades 4-7
The sea of gold : and other tales from Japan by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

10 editions published between 1965 and 1988 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A stupid fisherman is repaid for his kindness to the fish by receiving a pail full of gold, the terrible black snake takes his revenge, and the mountain god repays Koichi for three good deeds
The magic purse by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After facing danger to help a young woman, a poor farmer receives a magic purse that always refills itself with gold
The forever Christmas tree by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

3 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 508 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells how a small Japanese boy who wants a Christmas tree sets about getting one with courage and resolution
Samurai of Gold Hill by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 2005 in English and Japanese and held by 458 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Seeking a new life in nineteenth-century California with his samurai father, a young Japanese finds it difficult to adjust to the idea of being a farmer and not a samurai
The birthday visitor by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

4 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emi is convinced that her seventh birthday will be spoiled by yet another of her parent's "dull" visitors from Japan
The rooster who understood Japanese by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 435 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Miyo, a young Japanese American, helps her neighbor find a home in the country for her pet
In-between Miya by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in English and held by 365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A painful lesson teaches Miya that social standing and affluence have little to do with being happy
Sumi's special happening by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

2 editions published in 1966 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sumi looks for a very special birthday present for her friend who is going to be ninety-nine. Kindergarten - Grade 4
The promised year by Yoshiko Uchida( Book )

6 editions published between 1959 and 1966 in English and German and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ten-year-old Keiko leaves Japan to spend a year as her uncle's guest in California. Homesick at first, she struggles to adjust to life in the United States when her uncle is preoccupied with growing carnations and doesn't like the cat she has adopted. But the cat saves the flowers from the blight of smog, indirectly reuniting an old woman with her lost son. The story includes many details of Japanese customs and traditions
 
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A jar of dreams
Alternative Names
UCHIDA Yoshiko

Uchida Yoshiko 1921-1992

Yoshiko Uchida.

Yoshiko Uchida Amerikaans schrijfster (1921-1992)

Yoshiko Uchida amerikansk författare

Yoshiko Uchida amerikansk skribent

Yoshiko Uchida écrivaine américaine

Yoshiko Uchida US-amerikanische Schriftstellerin

ウチダ.ヨシコ

ウチダヨシコ

ヨシコ ウチダ 1921-1992

内田, 淑子

內田淑子

Languages
English (222)

Japanese (21)

German (2)

Tswana (1)

Xhosa (1)

Sotho (1)

Covers
Journey homeThe best bad thingJourney to Topaz; a story of the Japanese-American evacuationThe braceletPicture bride : a novelThe dancing kettle, and other Japanese folk talesThe wise old womanThe magic listening cap; more folk tales from Japan