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Kami and the Yaks

Title

Kami and the Yaks

Illustrator

Bert Dodson

Publisher

Bay Otter Press

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9780977896103

Pages

48 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

In the Himalaya Mountains of Nepal, Kami, a deaf Sherpa boy, braves a fierce storm to lead his father and brother to their family's lost yak herd.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

Disability and Health; Physical disability; deaf; deaf child; mute; mute child

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Nepalese

Family Formation

father

Awards

Moonbeam Children's Book Award, 2007, Bronze, Picture Book
Schneider Family Book Award, 2008, Winner, Young Children
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2008 Ages 5 to 9

Keywords

yaks; Himalayas; Himalayan mountains; lost herd; sherpa; weather; danger

Diversity Impact

direct

Kami and the Yaks


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