Book Review, N3, Non-Fiction

[N3] しいたけ

This text explains, from the perspective of an exchange student from Kenya, how a mushroom farm works and why there are so many of them in Ōita Prefecture. It was written by 渡辺わたなべ若菜わかな for the 「大分おおいた発はつわくわく読よみものをつくる会かい」and published as a level 3 story on the NPO Tagengo Tadoku's free graded reader site. I liked how this… Continue reading [N3] しいたけ

Book Review, Fiction, N3

[N3] キツネ踊り(おどり)

This is a story by Sasaki Mie about first-year student Ichirō visiting his grandma on Himeshima. On Himeshima they celebrate the festival of Obon with a traditional 'fox dance'. Ichirō decides on taking part in the tradition and receives help from a boy named Rin. I really liked about this book, that I didn't just… Continue reading [N3] キツネ踊り(おどり)