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  • 4 of 4 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library E Y (Text) 33500013227764 New Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library E Y (Text) 33500013227772 New Available -
Moorhead Public Library E Y (Text) 33500013158357 New Available -
Moorhead Public Library E Y (Text) 33500013158365 New Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781541538368 (eBook pdf)
  • ISBN: 1541538366
  • ISBN: 9781541538368
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Publisher: Minneapolis : Carolrhoda Books, [2019]

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Summary, etc.: Paj Ntaub, a young Hmong American girl, spends a busy year with her family in their new home, and seeks a way to share the beauty of the world with a grieving neighbor.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 September #2
    A year brings many changes to a Hmong girl's world. Paj Ntaub and her family move to their house in the summer, when her mother's belly is round with twins and the garden is flourishing. Across the street live Ruth and Bob, an elderly couple with whom they exchange friendly waves. The seasons change, twins are born, and Ruth dies. To comfort Bob, Paj Ntaub makes a chalk drawing on his driveway that features elements from her year and nods to the story cloth her family keeps that commemorates their journey to America. Although readers see the story cloth on the wall and at the end, what it details is never really explained, though a brief note on the copyright page describes what it is and who the Hmong people are. This is more of a relationship story, showing how Paj Ntaub engages with her brothers and grandmother and how neighboring families come together when sadness strikes. Kim's digital artwork using pastels, graphite, watercolors, and hand-scanned textures captures the warmth of family, the charm of changing seasons, and the depth of friendships. Grades K-3. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Grief Fiction
Hmong Americans Fiction
Neighbors Fiction
Family life Fiction
Search Results Showing Item 6 of 6 Preferred library: Lake Agassiz Regional Library?

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