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Crow Boy (original 1955; edition 2004)

by Taro Yashima

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Title:Crow Boy
Authors:Taro Yashima
Info:Live Oak Media (2004), Edition: Unabridged, Paperback
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Rating:*****
Tags:realistic fiction, acceptance, differences

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Crow Boy by Taro Yashima (1955)

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"A shy mountain boy in Japan leaves his home at dawn and returns at sunset to go to the village school. Pictures and text of moving and harmonious simplicity."--Saturday Review. Caldecott Honor Book. Full-color illustrations."
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  lexibaldwin | Dec 5, 2013 |
"A shy mountain boy in Japan leaves his home at dawn and returns at sunset to go to the village school. Pictures and text of moving and harmonious simplicity."--Saturday Review. Caldecott Honor Book. Full-color illustrations."
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  lexibaldwin | Dec 5, 2013 |
This book is about a boy that speaks his own language and the children at school cannot understand him. The students soon learn more about him and he opens up to them.
  kelseyo | Oct 14, 2013 |
A shy boy that the schoolchildren named Chibi regularly attends school, but never says a word, and is widely made fun of by the other children. Eventually, the children and teachers at the school learn that he lives with crows, and speaks their language, and rename him Crow Boy, and befriend him.
  beccaowen | Sep 17, 2013 |
This book explains how a boy walks a far way to school each day and no one likes him. At the end of the book they realize he knows a lot about the walk he takes to school and how he can talk like crows. The children then call him Crow Boy.
  kristynzonsius | Sep 16, 2013 |
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To Mitsu and Momo who helped to make this book and to Takeo Isonaga who appears in the story as a teacher named Isobe.
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On the first day of our village school in Japan, there was a boy missing.
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He was afraid of the children and could name make friends with them at all.
Soon Chibi began to make his eyes cross-eyed, so that he was able not to see whatever he did not want to see.
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"A shy mountain boy in Japan leaves his home at dawn and returns at sunset to go to the village school. Pictures and text of moving and harmonious simplicity".--Saturday Review. Caldecott Honor Book. Full-color illustrations.

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A lonely boy in a village school in Japan learned all the calls of the crows as he left his home at dawn and arrived home at sunset on schooldays. A Caldecott honor book.
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A shy mountain boy in Japan is ridiculed by his schoolmates, but they stop when they understand why he is "different."

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