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“Using details from the cloth as illustrations, Cha retells her life story, a meeting of Hmong history and a classic American immigration tale…The text is subdued; it is the needlework that drives home the poignancy of this cataclysmic account. ” –Publishers Weekly

Dia’s Story Cloth

Written by Dia Cha
Published by Lee & Low Books

Published to widespread acclaim in hardcover, “Dia’s Story Cloth” tells the tale of a young girl and her family’s displacement during the war in Laos and Vietnam. The Hmong people’s search for freedom is depicted on a colorful story cloth.

Primary ISBN: 9781880000342
Available As: Hardcover, Paperback
Picture Book, Age 06 or older

Community Represented:

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Setting: Laos, Thailand, United States

Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Refugee

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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