The theme of the story Weedflower is that family is forever no matter what happens
In the story Sumiko has to burn everything she owns that could be dangerous, like the picture of her parents with a Japanese flag in the background she had to burn it so people wouldn’t get suspicious and try to harm her or her family.
Sumiko also enjoys caring for her younger brother Tak-Tak for example in the beginning of the story it says that Sumiko had gotten some blankets that she loved and her brother “cried over them.”
Another example is that At the end of the story it talks about how they don’t feel like a family anymore because the war with Japan had made their family break apart. Jiichan sends Sumiko a letter which she says makes her feel “more guilty.”
The story weedflower is a novel about a girl sumiko who is living in the us with her family during the war with japan .
If you like stories with the theme family is forever than weedflower is the story for you.