The White Elephant
Green Willow Books
Run-Run the elephant boy is given a sacred white elephant as a punishment. The elephant is not allowed to work but Run-Run must figure out a way to feed it, himself and his old elephant Walking Mountain. Can Run-Run find a way to make the white elephant disappear?
Racial Diversity; Race discrimination; racism; discrimination
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2008 Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, Supplement, 2007 New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing, 2006
white elephant; trainer; prince; punishment; curse
Fleischman, Sid, "The White Elephant" (2006). Diverse Families. 652.