Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Learn About Vietnam

In Inside Out & Back Again, Ha's family leaves Saigon (now known as Ho Chi Minh City - the largest city in Vietman) for Alabama. 

Learn about Vietman at National Geographic Kids and by visiting Time for Kids for a Vietnam sightseeing guide.  There are also great books at the library on a variety of Vietnam-related topics!

Cooking the Vietnamese Way by Chi Nguyen

An introduction to the cooking of Vietnam featuring such recipes as spring rolls, sweet and sour soup, and Vietnamese fried rice. Also includes information about the land, history, and holidays of this south-east Asian country.

Vietnam in Pictures by Stacy Taus-Bolstad

Detailed information on the geography, history and government, economy, people, cultural life and society of traditional and modern Vietnam.

One Step at a Time: A Vietnamese Child Finds Her Way by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch

After being adopted from Vietnam by a loving family in Canada, Tuyet undergoes a series of operations to correct her foot, which was turned inward by polio, so that she may someday walk, run, and play like other children.

Children of the Dragon: Select Tales from Vietnam by  Sherry Garland

An illustrated collection of Vietnamese folktales.

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