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Inside out & back again

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Inside Out and Back Again is a #1 New York Times bestseller, a Newbery Honor Book, and a winner of the National Book Award!

Inspired by the author's childhood experience as a refugee--fleeing Vietnam after the Fall of Saigon and immigrating to Alabama--this coming-of-age debut novel told in verse has been celebrated for its touching child's-eye view of family and immigration.

For all the ten years of her life, Hà has only known Saigon: the thrills of its markets, the joy of its traditions, and the warmth of her friends close by. But now the Vietnam War has reached her home. Hà and her family are forced to flee as Saigon falls, and they board a ship headed toward hope. In America, Hà discovers the foreign world of Alabama: the coldness of its strangers, the dullness of its food . . . and the strength of her very own family.

This moving story of one girl's year of change, dreams, grief, and healing received four starred reviews, including one from Kirkus which proclaimed it "enlightening, poignant, and unexpectedly funny." An author's note explains how and why Thanhha Lai translated her personal experiences into Hà's story.

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ISBN:
9780061962783
9781464020988
9781464020889
9780061962790
9780545447850
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.8, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
800L
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Grouping Title inside out back again
Grouping Author lai thanhha
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-16 03:35:27AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-16 03:36:33AM

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display_description Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.
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subject_facet Alabama -- Fiction, Alabama -- History -- 1951- -- Fiction, Alabama -- History -- Fiction, Alabama -- Juvenile fiction, Bullies -- Fiction, Children's audiobooks, Downloadable audio books, Emigration and immigration -- Fiction, Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile fiction, Historical fiction, Immigrants -- Fiction, Immigrants -- Juvenile fiction, Newbery Honor book -- 2012, Novels in verse, Novels in verse -- Juvenile fiction, Prejudices -- Fiction, Refugees -- Fiction, Vietnam -- History -- 1971-1980 -- Fiction, Vietnam -- History -- Fiction, Vietnam -- History -- Juvenile fiction, Vietnam -- History. -- Fiction, Vietnamese Americans -- Fiction, Vietnamese Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Vietnamese Americans. -- Fiction
title_display Inside out & back again
title_full Inside Out & Back Again, Inside out & back again / Thanhha Lai, Inside out & back again [electronic resource] / Thanhha Lai, Inside out & back again [sound recording] / Thanhha Lai
title_short Inside out & back again
title_sub
topic_facet Bullies, Children's audiobooks, Emigration and immigration, History, Immigrants, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Newbery Honor book, Novels in verse, Prejudices, Refugees, Vietnamese Americans