About the Author
Thi Bui was born in Vietnam and grew up in California and New York. Now all these places are a part of her. She draws and writes and teaches. She recently completed her first graphic novel, The Best We Could Do (Abrams, 2017), which is about her mother and father.
• Highly Acclaimed: Caldecott Honor Book, Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Honor and New Illustrator Honor, Charlotte Zolotow Award • Authentic memoir form Bao Phi, acclaimed poet and political activist from Minneapolis, Minnesota • Gorgeous illustrations by Thi Bui, creator of the critically acclaimed graphic novel, The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir (Abrams Comic Arts, 2017) • Powerful storytelling: Details Phi's childhood immigrant experience through a simple story about fishing • Unique: Celebrates family history and the sacrifices that families make for each other