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Taro Yashima

Short Biography: Imprisoned in 1939 for his opposition to his government’s militaristic policies, Taro Yashima escaped from Japan to the United States. His sensitive art and haunting stories have beguiled many young readers of his books Seashore Story, Umbrella, The Village Tree, and Momo’s Kitten.

Taro Yashima's Books

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Crow Boy

1 Paperback/1 CD (see all formats)

Author & Illustrator: Taro Yashima   Narrator: Jerry Terheyden
ISBN 13: 9781591128014
Length:  11 Min 07 Sec
Release Date: 6/30/1982
Grades: K – 3
Price:  $19.95

A shy mountain boy in Japan is ridiculed by his schoolmates, until they understand why he is "different."


Crow Boy 1 PB/1 CD
ISBN: 9781591128014
$19.95    Qty: Add to Cart
Crow Boy 4 PB/1 CD
ISBN: 9781591128038
$39.95    Qty: Add to Cart
Crow Boy CD
ISBN: 9781591128007
$12.95    Qty: Add to Cart

Umbrella

1 Paperback/1 CD (see all formats)

Author & Illustrator: Taro Yashima   Narrator: Larry Robinson
ISBN 13: 9781595190994
Length:  9 Min 20 Sec
Release Date: 6/30/1987
Grades: K – 3
Price:  $19.95

The beautiful, rhythmic sound of rain on Momo's umbrella underscores this lovely Caldecott Honor Book about a young girl who waits impatiently for the rain to fall so that she can use the new umbrella she received for her third birthday.


Umbrella 1 PB/1 CD
ISBN: 9781595190994
$19.95    Qty: Add to Cart
Umbrella 4 PB/1 CD
ISBN: 9781595191007
$39.95    Qty: Add to Cart
Umbrella CD
ISBN: 9781595190987
$12.95    Qty: Add to Cart

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