WISHES, by Muon Thi Van and Victo Ngai (Illustrator)
Wishes tells the powerful, honest story about one Vietnamese family's search for a new home on the other side of the world, and the long-lasting and powerful impact that makes on one of the youngest members of the family. Inspired by actual events in the author's life, this is a narrative that is both timely and timeless. Told through the eyes of a young girl, the story chronicles a family's difficult and powerful journey to pack up what they can carry and to leave their world behind, traveling to a new and unknown place in a crowded boat.
Age: 4+ years
Hardback: 40 pages
Publisher: Orchard Books
Dimensions: 11 x 9 x 1 inches (WxHxD)