Manga Touch

Dana is excited about her school trip to Japan despite the fact that she is surrounded by the Melly Mob, in crowd kids who make fun of her Dana is certain she will be less of an outsider in Japan, home of manga and anime But she soon discovers that it s just as difficult to fit in with a foreign culture as it is to fit in at school And the only other manga fan that shDana is excited about her school trip to Japan despite the fact that she is surrounded by the Melly Mob, in crowd kids who make fun of her Dana is certain she will be less of an outsider in Japan, home of manga and anime But she soon discovers that it s just as difficult to fit in with a foreign culture as it is to fit in at school And the only other manga fan that she meets refuses to talk to her As Dana learns to meet people halfway and gains some friends in Japan, Melissa, leader of the Melly Mob, makes every effort to remind her that she s still an outsider.Also available in French.
Manga Touch Dana is excited about her school trip to Japan despite the fact that she is surrounded by the Melly Mob in crowd kids who make fun of her Dana is certain she will be less of an outsider in Japan hom

  • Title: Manga Touch
  • Author: Jacqueline Pearce
  • ISBN: 9781551437460
  • Page: 360
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Manga Touch”

    1. Hmm. I seem to have given my own book five stars. I don't remember doing this, but no bias there (lol). Thank-you to everyone who has read, reviewed, or rated the book. The story is based on many of the experiences I had on my first visit to Japan (though the main character, Dana, is not like me and responds to things in her own way!). It's meant to be an easy-to-read novel for young teens who might be reluctant readers, but I hope it will interest others who'd like a quick read involving a trip [...]

    2. I give this book a 4 star because i really liked it, it was a book that i weren't going to expect with a problem and a solution also what i liked about it is that it gave details about each character so specific. Also i liked that Dana was scared going to the trip because it was exciting to see what the kids where going to say about her since she is Japanese. Another thing is that all the books i have had read was like it which was good. Also another thing i really liked about the book is when i [...]

    3. Anyone who is interested in Japanese culture and needs a quick, fun read will find this appealing! I especially liked main character Dana's moments of culture shock. The bathroom scene is particularly fun.

    4. I try to only offer literature that I myself can wholeheartedly endorse to students. However, I'm thinking about giving this to them as an option and seeing how they respond to it.

    5. Interesting about an exchange student in Japan, but there is not much depth and the characters are unremarkable.

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