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After losing his kite on a windy day, Nu Dang spends the rest of the day paddling around in his boat searching for the lost kite
A passing peddler gives Miss Moon a "seed" that might grow a paper flower tree and, although the villagers scoff, the little girl believes her seed will sprout
"Thailand is a place where a modern culture thrives in one of the world's most ancient countries. Your guides in this adventure are two Thai children: Mali is a 9-year-old girl from the countryside and Tawan is an 11-year old boy from Bangkok. Travel with them as they explore their land-- experience its fascinating wildlife, beautiful handcrafts, sports, games, celebrations and, of course--great Thai food!"
Follow a photographer to Thailand as he documents the life of rice--from planting ceremony to eating
In a village in Thailand where everyone makes umbrellas, young Noot dreams of painting the most beautiful one and leading the annual parade as Umbrella Queen, but her unconventional designs displease her parents
The story cloth made for her by her aunt and uncle chronicles the life of the author and her family in their native Laos and their eventual emigration to the United States