Thursday, September 12, 2013

Reading Recommendations

Enjoying Inside Out & Back Again?  You might also want to read the following...

Stories of Vietnam:

When Heaven Fell by Carolyn Marsden

When her grandmother reveals that the daughter that she had given up for adoption is coming from America to visit her Vietnamese family, nine-year-old Binh is convinced that her newly-discovered aunt is wealthy and will take care of all the family's needs.

Journey Home by Lawrence McKay

Mai returns to Vietnam, the land of her mother's birth, to discover both a new country and something about herself.

Other novels in verse:

The Wild Book by Margarita Engle

In early twentieth-century Cuba, bandits terrorize the countryside as a young farm girl struggles with dyslexia.

Pearl Verses the World by Sally Murphy

Pearl feels like an island in school, isolated and alone, but at home she feels loved and secure until her grandmother's illness changes the way Pearl views her world.

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