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Eight year old Jade likes spending time with her grandfather. But she senses a sadness in him which has something to do with a war in Vietnam. When she has the courage to ask him about his experiences, he tells her about his time and actions in combat. Includes brief historical note.
My First Book of Vietnamese Words is a beautifully illustrated book that introduces Vietnamese language and culture to young children through everyday words
A young girl is torn between her desire to stay home with her family and her desire to go to school and discover the world beyond the mountains that surround them
Mr. and Mrs. Stein and their young sons Gabe and Jacob adopt a baby girl from Vietnam
"Tuan and his family survive bullets, a broken motor, and a leaking boat in the long days they spend at sea after fleeing Vietnam. A true story as told to the author by Tuan Ho. Includes family photographs and a historical note about the Vietnamese refugee crisis"--|cProvided by publisher
A young girl visits her grandmother in Vietnam where her parents were born and learns that she can call two places home.
"Moving from the wide world to the snugness of home and back out again, Village by the Sea tells the story of longing for the comforts of home"--|cProvided by publisher
When Mai feeds the caged birds at a Buddhist temple in Vietnam, her simple act of kindness starts a chain of thoughtful acts that ultimately comes back to her. Includes author's note explaining the Buddhist concepts of karma and samsara, or the wheel of life
Orphaned at the age of four when her village in Viet Nam is bombed, Kim is rescued by soldiers and raised in an orphanage, always finding comfort in her mothers last words--"Don't be afraid. I will always be with you."
Bilingual text describes the sights, sounds, customs, and life of Vietnam.