Angel Child, Dragon Child

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San Val, Incorporated, 1989 - Schools - 35 pages
31 Reviews
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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The illustrations are simply stunning. - Goodreads
The ending, crisis, and charac - Goodreads
The best part of the writing is the title wh - Goodreads
The ending of this story is slightly contrived. - Goodreads
The story and the accompanying artwork are beautiful. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Woman In Gold - Goodreads

I received this scholastic book in elementary school at a book fair. I still have it over 20 years later. This is a great short story about a young girl and her family coming to America and fitting in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Maria E - Goodreads

Angel child , Dragon child is a great multicultural book. It could be use for social and emotional develop on young children. It promotes kindness and empathy while described struggles that Ut has to ... 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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