is the sequel to Blue Jay in the Desert. It tells how a young
boy learns about starting a new life as his family returns home after leaving the internment camp. He also learns about how his uncles took different paths as a result of the internment experience.
is one of the first children's books that addresses the Japanese American internment experience for young children.
Marlene Shigekawa has given book presentations at conferences, schools, libraries, churches and youth organizations throughout the U.S.