Angel Child, Dragon Child

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Econo-Clad Books, 1989 - Schools - 35 pages
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Ut comes to America from Vietnam, but her mother must stay behind due to a shortage of funds. Ut's struggle to adjust to her new life is worsened by insensitive classmates. In a heartwarming ending, the students run a fair and raise the money for Ut's mother to join her family. Full color. A Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies; Booklist Editors' Choice.

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User Review  - kbork1 - LibraryThing

Overall, I really enjoyed Angel Child, Dragon Child. I thought it was a great story that’d be the perfect addition to multi-cultural classroom because in the story, the main character Ut, is from ... Read full review

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Child immigrates to the USA and is not allowed to bring her mom. Not enough money to bring mom over, little girl is bullied. The bully is eventually caught, writes biography of child's story and raises money for the mother to get to the USA. Education on bullies. Read full review

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About the author (1989)

Laura Ingalls Wilder was born in 1867 in the log cabin described in Little House in the Big Woods. She and her family traveled by covered wagon across the frontier, and when she was grown she wrote about her adventures in the Little House books. These beloved books have been read by millions of readers ever since they were first published over 60 years ago.

Rene Graef, an artist and doll designer, has done extensive research on the historical settings of the Little House books and the pioneer experience. She lives in Cedarburg, WI.

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