A Million Shades of Gray

A Million Shades of Gray

By Cynthia Kadohata

Atheneum Books, Hardcover, 9781416918837, 216pp.

Publication Date: January 5, 2010


A boy and his elephant escape into the jungle when the Viet Cong attack his village immediately after the Vietnam war.

About the Author
Cynthia Kadohata is the author of the Newbery Medal-winning book "Kira-Kira, "the National Book Award winner "The Thing About Luck", the Jane Addams Peace Award and Pen USA Award winner "Weedflower", "Cracker!, Outside Beauty", "A Million Shades of Gray", and several critically acclaimed adult novels, including "The Floating World". She lives with her son and dog in West Covina, California.