Written by Quang Nhuong Huynh
Illustrated by Vo-Dinh Mai
Published by HarperCollins
Huynh Quang Nhuong grew up in the highlands of Vietnam, next to the jungle teeming with wildlife. Encounters with tigers, wild hogs, and deadly snakes were as much a part of his life as tending the rice fields while on the back of his pet water buffalo, Tank. Perfect for classrooms, as well as fans of Linda Sue Park and Thanhha Lai, these fifteen tales will transport readers into a world of lush beauty and terrible danger–and a way of life that is gone forever.
Available As: Paperback
Middle Grade, Age 08 or older
Community Represented: Vietnamese/Vietnamese American
Themes: Own Voices/Lived Experience
Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: In Home Country
Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience
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