Mai Ya's Long Journey (Badger Biographies Series)

Mai Ya's Long Journey (Badger Biographies Series)

by Sheila Cohen


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780870203657
Publisher: Wisconsin Historical Society
Publication date: 08/10/2005
Series: Badger Biographies Series
Edition description: 1
Pages: 96
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range: 7 - 12 Years

About the Author

Sheila Cohen has taught English as a Second Language in the Madison Metropolitan School District for twenty years. She is a freelance writer and has served on the Board of Directors of United Refugee Services. She lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

Table of Contents

Meet Mai Yaxi
1Mai Ya's Parents Grow Up in Troubled Laos1
2The Xiong Family's Life in Thailand12
3Mai Ya and Her Family Come to Wisconsin18
4Mai Ya Grows Up in Two Worlds22
5Hmong Traditional Beliefs39
6Mai Ya Continues Her Journey in Two Worlds46
Hmong Time Line62
Mai Ya's Time Line64
Reading Group Guide and Activities70
To Learn More about the Hmong72
Author's Note76

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