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Jasmine Toguchi Flamingo Keeper

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July 3 was  my book birthday for Jasmine Toguchi Flamingo Keeper – book 4 in the chapter book series about a spunky 8-year-old Japanese American girl!

Jasmine Toguchi Flamingo Keeper by Debbi Michiko Florence, Illustrated by Elizabet Vukovic

Farrar Straus Giroux/ 2018

Junior Library Guild Fall 2018 Selection

For more info or to purchase: click here

 

Now that all four books in the Jasmine Toguchi series are available both in paperback and in hardcover, here are two ways you can win the set this summer (2018)!

1. Post or send a photo of one of the Jasmine Toguchi books at a bookstore or library (and identify the bookstore/library) by August 3 and be entered in a drawing to win a paperback set of all four Jasmine Toguchi books for your home or classroom.

AND/OR

2. Post or share a photo of you or your child reader and any of the Jasmine Toguchi books on vacation with you by August 31 and be entered in a drawing to win a hardcover set of all four Jasmine Toguchi books for your home or classroom.

RULES:

Winners must have a U.S. or Canada mailing address. When you share on social media, be sure to tag me on Twitter @DebbiMichiko or Instagram @jasminetoguchi. Or you can email me the photo for me to share online.  Winners will be contacted by DM or email.

Good luck!

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Today Is My Book Birthday!

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I’m excited to share that book 3 in my chapter book series, Jasmine Toguchi, launches today!

Jasmine Toguchi Drummer Girl (Junior Library Guild 2018 Selection)

It’s talent show time at school, and eight-year-old Jasmine Toguchi is excited to show her stuff. But as she thinks about her strengths—tree-climbing, mochi making, collage—none of them feel quite right to perform on-stage. Jasmine’s friends already have a talent: Tommy yo-yo’s, Daisy dances, and Linnie plays piano. Plus, Maggie Milsap (aka Miss Perfect) is saying she’ll have the best talent.

When Jasmine’s mom introduces her to the taiko, a traditional Japanese drum, Jasmine finally finds an activity that feels just right. But will she be good enough at taiko in time to beat Maggie Milsap?

Buy the book!

If you email me at jasminetoguchibooks at gmail with your proof of purchase, you will be entered in a drawing for a Jasmine Toguchi goody bag!

You can win signed paperback copies of Mochi Queen, Super Sleuth, a signed hardcover copy of Drummer Girl, an original Jasmine Toguchi bag designed and silkscreened by the talented illustrator of the series, Elizabet Vukovic, along with other goodies! Email by April 25 for a chance to win!

Thank you!