Two lonely boys who don't know each other meet on a city street. Brought together with a simple "Yo!" answered by the other one's "Yes?" and the bounce of a basketball, this modern classic will strike a chord with every child who's ever longed for a friend.
Common Core Alignment:
RL.1.6. Identify who is telling the story at various points in a text.
Caldecott Honor Book
"This video offers a springboard for discussion about friendship, racial understanding, emotional development and love. Elementary school teachers, and librarians will discover the powerful impact of simplicity." - School Library Journal " perfect to elicit discussions about friendship, loneliness and comaraderie." - Booklist