Take Me Out to the Yakyu

Take Me Out to the Yakyu

Illustrated by: Aaron Meshon
For Ages: 4 - 8
  • 8
Join one little boy and his family for two ballgames—on opposite sides of the world!

You may know that baseball is the Great American Pastime, but did you know that it is also a beloved sport in Japan? Come along with one little boy and his grandfathers, one in America and one in Japan, as he learns about baseball and its rich, varying cultural traditions. This debut picture book from Aaron Meshon is a home run—don’t be surprised if the vivid illustrations and energetic text leave you shouting, “LET’S PLAY YAKYU!”
  • Atheneum Books for Young Readers | 
  • 40 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781442441774 | 
  • February 2013 | 
  • Grades P - 3

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TAKE ME OUT TO THE YAKYU

Join one little boy and his family for two ballgames - on opposite sides of the world!

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Aaron Meshon
Photograph by Ayako Otoshi

Aaron Meshon

Aaron Meshon is an illustrator and designer for magazines and products around the world, and the author-illustrator of Take Me Out to the Yakyu. Aaron lives with his wife and their French bulldog, Chubu, in Brooklyn, New York.

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