Table of Contents

Cherry Blossoms in Twilight

Childhood
School
World War II – End of Childhood
A New Life
Japanese New Year clothes

Appendix I:  Japanese Children’s Songs
Shojoji
Ame Fure
Mikazuki Sama
Sakura
Moshi Moshi (Telephone Song)

Appendix II:  Photographs of 1950s Japan

Glossary of Terms/Index

Some of these Japanese songs and other international children’s songs can be found on

Mama Lisa's World website

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