Hello my name is Yuriko-chan but you can call me Joya!
The story The Last Cherry Blossom is about a girl names Yuriko-chan/Joya. The book takes place in Japan during World War 2. It talks about struggles her family go through and secrets that come out because of this tough time. It shows the war from a family in Japan's point of view and the hardships they went through.
The theme of this book is things aren't always what they seem.
Her supposed father was actually her grandfather and her Aunt was actually her mother. " 'Shortly after you were born, my father followed through on his threat and adopted you as his own.' " That was Yuriko's real mother talking to her. She had grown up having this secret kept from her.