The Eternal Spring of Mr. Ito

By Sheila Garrigue

Reading Level: Adult
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: Aladdin Paperbacks 1985

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A novel about the hardships a girl named Sara Warren faces in World War II, and the strength and courage she displays during this confusing and tragic time.

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Caldecott Medal

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Coretta Scott King Award

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Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award

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