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Yoko

Title

Yoko

Authors

Rosemary Wells

Illustrator

Rosemary Wells

Publisher

Hyperion Books for Children

Publication Year

1998

ISBN

9780786803958

Pages

32 pages

Genre

animal fantasy

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

Culture/Ethnicity; Multicultural; multicultural friends

Main Character

racoon

Race/Ethnicities

racoon

Family Formation

mother

LGBTQ+

none

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

Diversity Impact

direct

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