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10 thoughts on “With the Light (With the Light, #2)

  1. says:

    Another brilliant manga about autism and this family dealing with it They don t pity Hikaru or look down on him, they try to understand him They try to understand the positives of his condition and how his mind works I especially loved the first teacher he had who totally came up with all kind of ways to help Hikaru I also think our schools should have a buddy system so kids could learn to be compassionate and helpful towards kids with autism That way instead of teasing them they learn to u Another brilliant manga about autism and this family dealing with it They don t pity Hikaru or look down on him, they try to understand him They try to understand the positives of his condition and how his mind works I especially loved the first teacher he had who totally came up with all kind of ways to help Hikaru I also think our schools should have a buddy system so kids could learn to be compassionate and helpful t...


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    My main review of the series is here Series Review Quotes Sachiko, Hikaru s mother, thinksHikaru gets tickled a lot He should ask people to stop it if he doesn t like it But because of his disability, he doesn t know how to say it, and instead he smiles, looking troubled Seeing him smile, people make the mistake that Hikaru likes it and continue to tickle h...


  3. says:

    I don t even know where to begin Content wise The subtitle says a lot about the basis of the book, so let s skip that and go right to the good bits This book is simply amazing, and I d recomend it to people who don t even like manga and grapic novels It s touching and you learn a lot The story progresses well It starts off with what seems the best case scenario Things are hard yes, discrimination and problems are around every corner but there s a lot of good around Hikaru s teachers and f I don t even know where to begin Content wise The subtitle says a lot about the basis of the book, so let s skip that and go righ...


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    Reusing review from vol 1 Before I read the first volume of this book, I thought I just lacked the manga gene I love American comics, but Japanese comics were incomprehensible to me But it turned out I was just reading the wrong genres of manga This book instantly grabbed me, and wouldn t let go Which is not to say that I didn t struggle at all with it, just that it was much easier to follow, and gave me an incentive to figure it out when I had trouble I fell for little Hikaru, and soar Reusing review from vol 1 Before I read the first volume of this book, I thought I just lacked the manga gene I love American comics, but Japanese comics were incomprehensible to me But it turned out I was just reading the wrong genres of manga This book instantly grabbed me, and wouldn t let go Which is not to say that I didn t struggle at all with it, just that it was much easier to follow, and gave me an incentive to figure it out when I had trouble I fell for little Hikaru, and soared when he triumphed and sorrowed for his defeats, much like a mother would I learned much about autism that I didn t already know between this and the first volume And the interaction of caring for an autistic child in Japanese culture was fascinating.One thing I liked from a structural point of view was the English translations of sound effects written in small letters alongside the originals I felt like it allowed...


  5. says:

    Amazing I wish I had been given this book series when my son was 2 and 3 years old This book covers 4 5th grade, and is very true to real life for me Difficulty with major life changes, intolerant teachers, public shame all the struggles most parents of autis...


  6. says:

    My son, Hikaru Azuma, is autistic I understand, you have to keep the people informed but do you absolutely have to put that little number at the beginning of every chapter Subtly was never this book s strong suit Brevity, either


  7. says:

    With the Light is the touching tale for Sachiko Azuma and her family which includes her autistic son, Hikaru Mild Spoilers follow In this second volume Hikaru meets a new autistic child in his special education class, Miyu chan Hikaru also tackles the fun challenge of growing tomatoes with his buddy class and makes friends with Ishida from the other class A wedding disrupts life by forcing a teacher transfer and the new teacher of Hikaru s class is sure no Aoki sensei.Again the reader enjoys With the Light is the touching tale for Sachiko Azuma and her family which includes her autistic son, Hikaru Mild Spoilers follow In this second volume Hikaru meets a new autistic child in his special education class, Miyu chan Hikaru also tackles the fun challenge of growing tomatoes with his buddy class and makes friends with Ishid...


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    concerns the education of Hikaru Azuma, a young Japanese autistic boy, as told largely from the viewpoint of his mother Sachiko At this stage the series is settling down into being a regular feature in the Japanese magazine For Mrs, targeted at young mothers, so we get a certain amount of recapitulation and also re education of the reader through new characters first the parent of a new child in Hikaru s class, who has had a muchdifficult tim concerns the education of Hikaru Azuma, a young Japanese autistic boy, as told largely from the viewpoint of his mother Sachiko At this stage the series is settling down into being a regular feature in the Japanese magazine For Mrs, targeted...


  9. says:

    This second volume in the With the Light series finds the autistic main character Hikaru beginning fourth grade The narrative follows him into fifth grade, where he learns to deal with the stress of events, changes to his school environment, and learning new things The narrative and characters are compelling, but along the way the series really shines at teaching its readers about autism and what simple adaptations caretakers of autistic children can make to ease them into getting by in societ This second volume in the With the Light series finds the autistic main character Hikaru beginning fourth grade The narrative follo...


  10. says:

    It is really good to get a bit further into the world of Hikaru s family and school, and as he gets older than can behumor and also complexity in the kind of stuff he is learning The totally adorable manga style has also grown on me The chapters were a bit repetitive here, but there were some new semi villains and misguided friends and everybody learned about autism and themselves.Probably the best part was that, as Hikaru grows up, he can understand things best if they are written out i It is really good to get a bit further into the world of Hikaru s fa...


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With the Light (With the Light, #2) Sachiko And Masato Azuma Have Overcome Numerous Obstacles In Dealing With Their Firstborn Son Hikaru S Autism Having Saved Their Marriage From Ending In Ruins, The Young Couple Has Welcomed A Healthy Baby Girl, Kanon, Into Their Tight Knit Family But With The Obvious Differences Between Hikaru S And Kanon S Developmental Abilities, It Becomes Apparent That Social Prejudices Against Hikaru S Disability Are Never Far Away As Hikaru Moves Into Fourth Grade, Sachiko Encounters A New Student, Miyu, Whose Mother Has Completely Given Up On Her Daughter S Life And Her Own With The Help Of Hikaru S Beloved Teacher, Aoki Sensei, Sachiko Aims To Bring Hope Back To Miyu S Family But When Aoki Sensei Transfers To A Different School And Hikaru S Special Education Class Is Thrown Into Upheaval By Yet Another Tragedy, Can Sachiko Continue To Hold On To Her Own Hope For Her Son S Future