The Lotus Seed

The Lotus Seed

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Overview

The Lotus Seed by Sherry Garland, Tatsuro Kiuchi

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

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780152014834
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 02/28/1997
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 122,514
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.17(d)
Lexile: AD880L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

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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The Lotus Seed 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
My god! This book was soooo good. Actually phenomenol.(If that's how you spell it) I cried at some sad parts. But it's about the Vietnam war. I'm Vietnamese so I know about my coutry's tragedy. On the back it has a poem of a the Lotus Flower. In Vietnam or in Vietnamese school, they would make you remember that poem by heart. I had to do it too. But all I tryin to say is, GO AND READ IT!!!
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Guest More than 1 year ago
'Lotus Seed' is a simple and straightforward picture book recommended especially for young children. Many aspects of the Vietnamese culture in both Vietnam and the U.S. were portrayed accurately and the illustrations were beautiful.