The Little Weaver of Thai-Yen Village by Khanh Tuyet Tran, illustrated by Nancy Hom

Little WeaverHien’s village is destroyed during the Vietnam War, killing her mother and grandmother. Hien is seriously injured and must go to the U.S. for an operation; after, she begins to live with an American family. She starts to weave again, as she did with her grandmother, creating blankets to send back to refugees in Vietnam.

A bilingual book, written in both English and Vietnamese.

Review: “Asian American Titles,” What Do I Read Next? Multicultural Literature, Gale Research, 1997

Readers: Children

Published: 1977

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