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Different Pond (A) - Cover
Different Pond (A)
Bao Phi, Capstone Young Readers 2017
 
An exquisite book about a father and son fishing early, early in the morning so there will be fish for dinner that night. It is also a story of an immigrant family, both parents working long hours, older siblings caring for the younger boy. And it is a story of a child feeling strong and capable and deeply loved. A loving Vietnamese family, a gentle caring boy, a working class family holding each other with care. This is a book that should become a classic.

Ages: Transition (4-5), Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: English
Book Types: Story Book
Identity Groups: Non-Stereotypical Males, Immigrant, Working Class, Asian American, Southeast Asian
Special Topics: Food, Cooking, Work
Strands: Knowledge of Self & Connection to Others, Joy in Diversity, Global Awareness