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  • 26 of 28 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.

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North Kansas City Public Library JE PHI (Text) 0001002299830 JUV Easy Available -

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"As a young boy, Bao Phi awoke early, hours before his father's long workday began, to fish on the shores of a small pond in Minneapolis. Unlike many other anglers, Bao and his father fished for food, not recreation. Between hope-filled casts, Bao's father told him about a different pond in their homeland of Vietnam"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
620L Lexile
Decoding demand: 48 (medium) Semantic demand: 65 (high) Syntactic demand: 86 (very high) Structure demand: 87 (very high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.1 0.5 190082.
Awards Note:
caldecott honor 2018
Subject: Vietnamese Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Immigrants > Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and sons > Juvenile fiction.
Fishing stories.

Syndetic Solutions - Summary for ISBN Number 9781623708030
A Different Pond
A Different Pond
by Phi, Bao; Bui, Thi (Illustrator)
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A Different Pond


A 2018 Caldecott Honor Book that Kirkus Reviews calls "a must-read for our times," A Different Pond is an unforgettable story about a simple event - a long-ago fishing trip. Graphic novelist Thi Bui and acclaimed poet Bao Phi deliver a powerful, honest glimpse into a relationship between father and son - and between cultures, old and new. As a young boy, Bao and his father awoke early, hours before his father's long workday began, to fish on the shores of a small pond in Minneapolis. Unlike many other anglers, Bao and his father fished for food, not recreation. A successful catch meant a fed family. Between hope-filled casts, Bao's father told him about a different pond in their homeland of Vietnam. Thi Bui's striking, evocative art paired with Phi's expertly crafted prose has earned this powerful picture books six starred reviews and numerous awards.

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