A Million Shades of Gray
By Cynthia Kadohata; Simon & Schuster, 2010
FROM FRONT JACKET FLAP:
"Y'Tin is brave. No one in his village denies that. And while his mother may wish that he'd spend more time on schoolwork than on training his elephant, she knows that it takes a great deal of courage and calm to handle elephants the way that Y'Tin does. He is the best handler in the village -- and at thirteen years old, the youngest. ..."
Ages 9+; HC $16.99