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Yo! Yes!

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Yo! Yes!
by Chris Raschka

An effective, unusual 34-word story of the beginnings of a friendship, accompanied by wild and wonderful illustrations. Against pastel backgrounds, in vibrant, colorful images, an African-American boy and a white boy meet on the street. [Their] one- and two-word exchanges on each spread lead to a tentative offer of friendship, sealed as both boys jump high in the air and yell Yow!

"With a beautifully balanced, economical style, the book illumines the peaks and pitfalls of getting acquainted, and puts in a good word for brotherhood as well." (School Library Journal, starred review)

Also...we read this aloud when teaching about the importance of ending punctuation. It does a great job of showing how important it is to get those question marks and exclamation points in their writing!

Interest Level:
   preschool     Kindergarten     1st grade     2nd grade

Book Type:   read aloud / picture book

Related Lists:   language arts topics     Caldecott winners    friendship

This book is used but it is in good condition.  Occasionally there's the previous owner's name or inscription on the inside front cover.  Overall though, we are very proud of the quality of our books!