Last Airlift

Last Airlift

by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch


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Last Airlift is the true story of the last Canadian airlift operation that left Saigon and arrived in Toronto on April 13, 1975. Son Thi Anh Tuyet was one of 57 babies and children on that flight. Based on personal interviews and enhanced with archive photos, Tuyet's story of the Saigon orphanage and her flight to Canada is an emotional and suspenseful journey brought to life by award-winning children's author, Marsha Skrypuch.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780986949517
Publisher: Pajama Press
Publication date: 11/01/2011
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 120
Sales rank: 306,881
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 670L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch's award-winning books for young people include Last Airlift, a Red Cedar Information Book Award winner and OLA Red Maple Honour Book. Its sequel, One Step at a Time, won the OLA Silver Birch Non-Fiction Award. Her YA novel Dance of the Banished is a Junior Library Guild Selection for 2015. In 2008, in recognition of her outstanding achievement in the development Ukraine's culture, Marsha was awarded the Order of Princess Olha. She lives in Brantford, Ontario.

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