Featured books by Taro Yashima

Crow Boy

Crow Boy

By: Taro Yashima
Age Level: 3-6
Reading Level: Beginning Reader
Genre: Fiction

Chibi is a young boy who is excluded on the playground because he is different — he has autism. His peers only discover their admiration for him after a wise, nurturing teacher encourages his unique talent in connecting with animals. Subtle illustrations evoke Japan’s countryside and traditional art.

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