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Yoko

Title

Yoko

Authors

Rosemary Wells

Illustrator

Rosemary Wells

Publisher

Hyperion Books for Children

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

1998

ISBN

9780786803958

Genre

animal fantasy

Topic

Culture/Ethnicity; Multicultural; multicultural friends

Annotation

When Yoko brings sushi to school for lunch, her classmates make fun of what she eats--until one of them tries it for himself.

Grade Level

PK-1

Family Formation

mother

Main Character

racoon

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

racoon

Awards

Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 12th Edition, 1999; Best Children's Books of the Year, 1999; Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 1998; Books to Read Aloud to Children of All Ages, 2003; Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001; Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006; Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Third Edition, 2001; Los Angeles' 100 Best Books, 1998; School Library Journal Best Books, 1998; SEASONAL SHOWCASE New Grade Here I Come, 2013, None; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection; White Ravens Award, 1999, Winner, United States

Keywords

food; sushi; diverse cuisine

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

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