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The Lotus Seed
Contributor(s): Garland, Sherry (Author), Kiuchi, Tatsuro (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0152014837     ISBN-13: 9780152014834
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: February 1997
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Annotation: When she is forced to leave Vietnam, a young girl brings a lotus seed with her to America in remembrance of her homeland. "Exquisite artwork fuses with a compelling narrative--a concise endnote places the story within a historical context--to produce a moving and polished offering."--Publishers Weekly. Full color.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - United States - Asian American
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - Asia
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - Emigration & Immigration
Dewey: FIC
LCCN: 2011287819
Age Level: 7-9
Grade Level: 2-4
Lexile Measure: 810 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Guided Reading: P (Grade 3)
Physical Information: 0.12" H x 8.8" W x 10.94" (0.35 lbs) 32 pages
Themes:
- Ethnic Orientation - Vietnamese
- Cultural Region - Southeast Asian
- Cultural Region - Asian
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Review Citations: Publishers Weekly 03/02/1998
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 7159
Reading Level: 4.0   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 0.5
 
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Publisher Description:
When she is forced to leave Vietnam, a young girl brings a lotus seed with her to America in remembrance of her homeland. "Exquisite artwork fuses with a compelling narrative--a concise endnote places the story effectively within a historical context--to produce a moving and polished offering."--Publishers Weekly

Contributor Bio(s): Garland, Sherry: - SHERRY GARLAND is the author of many award-winning novels and picture books, including Indio, The Last Rainmaker. She lives in central Texas. www.sherrygarland.com
 
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