The Tale of the Oki Islands

A Tale from Japan

From the Series Tales of Honor

  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Tokoyo, a skilled diver, is devoted to her father who has been banished by the emperor. She goes in search of him and in the process kills a sea dragon, breaking an evil spell. Tokoyo and her father are reunited and return to their village. Themes: bravery, devotion.

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Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction
Copyright 2014
Publisher Red Chair Press
Imprint Red Chair Press
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2013-08-01
BISACS JUV012020, JUV030020, JUV012040
Dewey 398.2
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 540
Guided Reading Level N
ATOS Reading Level 3.7
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 159760
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Glossary

Illustrator: Hiromitsu Yokota

Hiromitsu Yokota earned his fine arts degree from Musashino Art University in Tokyo, Japan. His subtle digital illustrations have the appearance of traditional hand-drawn pastels. His artwork is meant to convey 'happiness, here and now.'

Author: Suzanne Barchers

Suzanne I. Barchers, Ed.D., began a career in writing and publishing after fifteen years as a teacher. She has written over 100 children's books, two college textbooks, and more than 20 reader's theater and teacher resource books. She previously held editorial roles at Weekly Reader and LeapFrog and is on the PBS Kids Media Advisory Board for the next generation of children's programming. Suzanne also plays the flute professionally—and for fun—from her home in Stanford, California. Suzanne is the author of Problem Solved! Readers and can be found online at www.suzannebarchers.com.