"Boys Day in Hawaii with Yuki-chan and Grant"
By Tokie Ideda Ching, illustrated by Sets Arai
(Mutual Publishing, $12.95)
This colorful book covers the symbolism of the Japanese celebration of Boys Day, from paper carp hung as streamers representing fathers and sons, to the iris leaves that scent a boy's bath on his special day. It closes with instructions for making your own carp and an origami samurai's helmet.