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Sophy, a determined young girl living in an impoverished Cambodian village, fulfills her dream of going to school--with the help of a pair of running shoes.
Set in the Philippines, this picture book is about a very magical dugong who thinks she's a mermaid.
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.
"Mela ends up in trouble when her little boat is swept into the dense jungle. She offers each animal she meets a prize for helping her find her way home, but the animals take their rewards without helping--then an elephant shows Mela that kindness is its own reward. Includes facts about Thailand."--|cProvided by publisher
Leslie, a young girl who plans to be a dragon hunter one day, becomes pen pals with Komo, a Komodo dragon who tells her all about himself and dangers to his species. Includes a section with additional facts.
Aleeya, concerned when her beloved mother becomes sick, remembers and returns the promise Mommy has made to her-- that she will always be by her side.
Kaya is looking for her heart song - the song that happy hearts sing. Her search takes her on a journey deep into the jungle where a broken down carousel waits for a very special song to make it turn again.--Page  of cover
My First Book of Vietnamese Words is a beautifully illustrated book that introduces Vietnamese language and culture to young children through everyday words
"Who says girls can't fish? When Nina asks her grandfather to take her fishing with him on his old banca boat, his answer is always the same: "A boat is not the place for a girl." But Nina is determined to go. She knows that if her lolo will show her how to jig the lines, to set the hook, and to pull in a fish, hand over hand, she can prove to everyone in their Filipino fishing village that she deserves her turn in the boat, girl or no!"--|cPublisher's website
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