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Summary:

"In December 1980, when Thao Lam was two years old, her parents made the decision to flee war-torn Vietnam. They piled into a small fishing boat, not knowing where they would end up, just knowing they had to leave. It was the only way they could imagine a future for their family, free of the violence that had ripped their country apart. Inspired by their courage, Thao has reimagined their journey for the next generation, interweaving it with a family legend about a colony of ants that led her mother to safety the night she fled Vietnam."
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J EARLY 305.906914 LAM (Text) 33892100705996 Children's New Books Book None 10/27/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781771473637
  • ISBN: 1771473630
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
  • Publisher: Toronto, ON ; Owlkids Books, [2020].

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General Note:
"A refugee story."--Cover.
Summary, etc.:
"In December 1980, when Thao Lam was two years old, her parents made the decision to flee war-torn Vietnam. They piled into a small fishing boat, not knowing where they would end up, just knowing they had to leave. It was the only way they could imagine a future for their family, free of the violence that had ripped their country apart. Inspired by their courage, Thao has reimagined their journey for the next generation, interweaving it with a family legend about a colony of ants that led her mother to safety the night she fled Vietnam." -- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Refugees > Juvenile fiction.
Boats and boating > Juvenile fiction.
Paper toys > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Juvenile fiction.
Ocean travel > Juvenile fiction.
Ants > Juvenile fiction.
Stories without words.
Refugees > Fiction.
Boats and boating > Fiction.
Paper toys > Fiction.
Family life > Fiction.
Ocean travel > Fiction.
Ants > Fiction.
Stories without words.
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Emigration & Immigration.
JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Insects, Spiders, etc.
JUVENILE FICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Themes)
Genre: Wordless picture books.
Graphic novels.
Comics (Graphic works)
Fiction.

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