Yuriko-chan was a young girl living in Japan during World War Two. Her world was shaken up like an earthquake with loss and sadness. She deals with many problems that she has to overcome and is doing her best to survive.
Be prepared for what's coming emotionally.
Machiko, I'm so sorry. Jiro-san was found in the boat yard. I'm so sorry for your loss.
No one was prepared for Jiro-san's death and Machicko was devastated because she had always liked him.
This was one of the saddest parts in the book because the bomb , which no one was expecting, dropped right on Yuriko-chan and Machiko and sadly Machiko passed away.
At the end of the story she meets her real father. She was never prepared for that. She thought she would live with her other family forever but when that bomb dropped everything changed
Weren't you curious about who your daughter was?!
In The last Cherry Blossom Yuriko-chan goes through a lot of loss and sadness and she was able to survive it all. She was about to give up a few times but had the courage to keep fighting.