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The Cat Who Chose to Dream

With a foreword by actor George Takei, this poignant portrait of a Japanese American family’s pet cat challenges our willingness to objectively remember the horrors that changed us, as well as our capacity for empathy, optimism, and forgiveness. Surrealist, colored-pencil artwork by Jimmy Tsutomu Mirikani, an American citizen who was interned in the US during WWII, evokes Japanese tradition, adding texture to the contemplative story. Ages five and up.

Reviewed by Aimee Jodoin

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