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Crow Boy by Taro Yashima
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it was ok
bookshelves: children, honey-for-a-childs-heart, picture-books, the-caldecott-medal

This is a story about a boy in Japan who goes to school. From there, I'm not sure where the message is suppose to go. Is it that he eventually has friends? Or that he's awarded at school for attendance? Was he mentally challenged?

Because it seems like he could have tried to play with the children and not stared at the ceiling for those six years at school and tried to learn something - if he wasn't mentally challenged. If he was, than I get the story and it's a nice one.

Ages: 4 - 8

Cleanliness: a boy gets called "stupid and slowpoke." There is a picture of a child's behind.

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Reading Progress

August 20, 2018 – Started Reading
August 20, 2018 – Shelved
August 20, 2018 – Shelved as: children
August 20, 2018 – Shelved as: honey-for-a-childs-heart
August 20, 2018 – Shelved as: picture-books
August 20, 2018 – Shelved as: the-caldecott-medal
August 20, 2018 – Finished Reading

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