Sheila Hamanaka facts for kids
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|Occupation||children's author and illustrator|
|Known for||1992 American Book Award|
Sheila Hamanaka is an American freelance children's author and illustrator.
Hamanaka is a Sansei Japanese American, the daughter of actor Conrad Yama and Mary Takaoka of the Vaudeville group Taka Sisters. She has two older siblings; the writer and musician V. Vale, and musician/singer Lionelle Hamanaka.
Hamanaka lives in Tappan, New York.
- 1992 American Book Award for The Journey
- In Search Of The Spirit: The Living National Treasures of Japan, 1999 Morrow Junior, Sheila Hamanaka, Ayano Ohmi, ISBN: 978-0-688-14607-8
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