Sweet Corn and Sushi

Sweet Corn and Sushi

This bilingual book about the sister state relationship between Iowa and Yamanashi, Japan, was chosen as the 2004 Iowa Children's Book of the Year. It highlights the importance of the Iowa Hog Lift that brought breeding stock swine to Yamanashi after a devastating natural disaster.

Author(s):

Lori Erickson

Associated Lesson(s):

Iowa Hog Lift: International Diplomacy