Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Gift of Hawaii” as Want to Read:
Gift of Hawaii
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Gift of Hawaii

really liked it 4.0  ·  Rating Details ·  2 Ratings  ·  1 Review
A story about a Hawaiian family. It's Mama's birthday and John John wants to buy her a gift. But with only a few shiny pennies, what can he get for her?
School & Library Binding, 32 pages
Published January 1st 2000 by Albert Whitman & Co (first published 1961)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Gift of Hawaii, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Gift of Hawaii

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-4)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Jul 11, 2011 Dolly rated it liked it
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
Shelves: childrens, hawaiiana, 2009
A sweet story about a little boy who wants to buy his Mama a present. The pictures and story are very rustic Hawaiian, but still translate well, almost 50 years later. The expression of Aloha is used often, explaining its many meanings. Our girls liked this story.
Cari Howey
Cari Howey rated it it was amazing
Oct 29, 2016
Kevin marked it as to-read
Sep 07, 2013
Charlotte marked it as to-read
Nov 04, 2014
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Share This Book

No trivia or quizzes yet. Add some now »