Book Review, N4, Non-Fiction

[N4] 象(ぞう)のトンキー

This book tells the real story of Tonky, an elephant at Ueno zoo. A keeper named Shinichi takes care of Tonky during the 1920s and 1930s, but when the war eventually breaks out, he has to make a difficult decision regarding the elephant…. The tragic fates of the animals at Ueno zoo during the Second… Continue reading [N4] 象(ぞう)のトンキー

Book Review, N2, Non-Fiction

[N2] 広島・宮島(ひろしま・みやじま)

This short non-fiction book is a graded reader by Nagazaki Atsuko and it introduces you to important points of interest for the city of Hiroshima and the island of Miyajima. I found all the information here well summarised in a comprehensible way. Level 4 in the reading level overview by the NPO Tagengo Tadoku is… Continue reading [N2] 広島・宮島(ひろしま・みやじま)