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Hachiko WaitsSt Hachiko Waits a novel inspired by a true story brings to life the legendary Akita who became a national symbol for loyalty and devotion This is a must read for dog lovers of all ages Hachiko Waits is a 2005 Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year Hachi an adorable and smart Akita pup forms a deep bond with his kind owner Professor Ueno Hachi and Professor Ueno walk to the train station each morning and then Hachi returns to the station every afternoon at 3 pm to meet the professor's train One day Professor Ueno has a heart attack and dies at work Though Professor Ueno never returns Hachi continues to wait at the train station every day A young boy Yasuo and the Station Master care for Hachi over the years A sweet story of friendship determination and loyalty Keep a kleenex handyHachiko Waits is based on a true story and the statue dedicated to Chuken Hachiko the faithful dog of Japan can still be found at Shibuya StationA glossary at the end of the book defines the Japanese words that appear in the text

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Train station to greet his beloved master One day the train arrives at the station without the professor Hachi waits For ten years Hachi waits for his master to return Not even Yasuo the young boy who takes care of Hachi can persuade him to leave his po If I couldI would rate this book a ten starOh My Goodness This book is beautiful Inside and outThere is just such a huge capacity of feeling in this book imagine a cabinet closet bucket or any object that can store something now take that item and visualize it packed with little slips of paper each one representing a fraction of the impact of these feeling trying to get out Bulging moving trying to fight this force keeping it in having a need an desire so strongBut the only thing with the ability to open this object is the reader YouWhen you read this book all these messages and feelings come into you and stay with you I felt that feeling of understanding and enlightment that was probably worth at least thirty or so slips when Mr Yoshikawa presented his theory to Yasuo That every few years a special train may come along and carry those who have reached Enlightment to Heaven Perhaps Professor Ueno really was on every single train that passed for the last decade just to visit Haci When I read that I thought Hey I never thought of that How awesome such creativitiy it actually kinda got me thinking that it is true Then there was that sweet kind fuzzing feeling I got throughout the WHOLE book coursing thought my veins making me appreciate the things I have It first struck me when Hachi would not or perhaps WOULD not leave his master's side on page fifteeen because he loved him so much and vice versa The feeling still hasn't ended I still want to re read this book a seventh time I have a hunch that that feeling will never go away and I don't want it toThen day after day for a year Hachi would have a routine with Professor Ueno They would wake up get ready have breakfast go to the train station Professor Ueno would say his sweet good bye to Hachi he would go home return a few minutes before three o'clock wag his tail go in circles around his master lick his hand and they would go home Together Professor Ueno would always be the last person to get on the train in the morning and always the first to get off in the afternoon This book warmed my heart it was so movingA man and a dog shared a love that only some people ever felt for each otherYet this 'routine' wasn't really a routine at all Both of them WANTED to do it everyday and enjoyed it They were a man and dog of habitBut then Hachi barked as Professor Ueno left on that train one day anddidn't come back That was a sad part I ended crying because of the devotion Hachi had for his master My first initial thought was that Hachi knew the Professor was gone but didn't want to accept it and that was why he never lived with anyone and waitedHowever as I read the last chapters of the book I began to take in Mr Yoshikawa's theory and think that yes perhaps Hachi really only waited there because he was loyal and because he still waited for his master who I am pretty sure visited him everydayAnd as a decade creeped by Hachi waited newspapers were written about him He was even dubbed 'Chuken Hachiko' Hachiko makes me wish for an Akita ken dog as a companion If I were to get one I would certainly name it Hachiko or Hachi for short Newman has taught all her readers a lesson and only in ninety six pages This book was heart warming filled with loyalty bravery devotion kindness examples of respect responsibility and gentleness Our ability to love to nuture to care about someone other than ourselves this was all taught by one single beloved intelligent and heroic dog But I don't care it makes things even better for me Hachiko Waits is a book for all ages and a must read I think every person on Earth should read this book it would make a differance in our world I know many would love this just as much as I doJapanese stories are magnificent They teach us many things and have such art People are very kind they do good deedsMy teacher the one who reccomended this book to me lived in Japan for five years He met a woman and now they have been dating for ten years He learned a bit of Japanese learned about their culture worked at a homeless shelter and he has said that the experiance was amazing for him I believe himI have also read Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes with the thousand paper cranes something I also recommend to everyone that story warmed my heart as well Both stories were based on true ones I will always have Hachiko in my heart

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doc » reader Hachiko Waits ✓ 9780312558062 Free ☆ What a good dog you are What a fine dog you are Hachi you are the best dog in all of Japan Professor Ueno speaks these words to his faithful dog before boarding the train to work every morning And every afternoon just before three o'clock Hachi is at the train stationWhat a good dog you are What a fine dog you are Hachi you are the best dog in all of Japan Professor Ueno speaks these words to his faithful dog before boarding the train to work every morning And every afternoon just before three o'clock Hachi is at the Halfway through this very short book I started crying and remembered why animal books are too sad to be read Hachiko Waits is based on the true story of a dog in Japan that waited ten years at the train station for his master not realizing his master has died It's a very sad but touching story about loyalty and devotion and the love shared between a dog and its masterHachiko originally named Hachi meaning 'eight' is an Akita ken whose master a professor at one of Japan's universities treats him kindly and lovingly telling him every day what a special and smart dog he is Hachi follows the professor to the train station every day for a year returning every day at three o'clock to greet his master off the train One day the professor never returns having died of a cerebral hemorrhage but still Hachi comes every day at three o'clock waiting and waiting until he also dies ten years later Eventually his devotion earns him recognition and appreciation among the train's freuenters and he earns the suffix ko meaning 'duke' and the title chuken meaning 'faithful dog'I found the bit with Yasuo at the end a little silly and while I understood his place in the story I found the bit at the end with the girl to be needless The story would have ended just fine at the statue scene; I don't feel like we needed to know that he met a girl there and married her It felt very forcedOverall I enjoyed this book and it made me cry at least twice I would recommend it to anybody and am glad I read it I have actually been to the Hachiko statue in Shibuya but it meant nothing to me at the time Now I know