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THE SOUND OF SILENCE

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Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Goldsaito
Author's First Name: 
Katrina
Illustrator's First Name: 
Julia
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Kuo
Publisher: 
Little, Brown
Publication Date: 
2016

 Yoshio, who laughs at the sound of his own giggles as he splash-dances in Tokyo’s rain, is determined to find the sound the elderly koto players says is her favorite: the elusive sound of “ma,” or silence.

THE QUIET BOOK

Author Information
Author's Last Name: 
Underwood
Author's First Name: 
Deborah
Illustrator's First Name: 
Renata
Illustrator's Last Name: 
Liwska
Publisher: 
Houghton Mifflin
Publication Date: 
2010

“There are many kinds of quiet . . .” Some familiar—“Sleeping sister quiet.”   Some more subtle—“Best friends don’t need to talk quiet.”  Softly colored pencil drawings and a small trim size make this gentle book all the more intimate.

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