BookDragon Books for the Multi-Culti Reader

The Little Weaver of Thai-Yen Village by Khanh Tuyet Tran, illustrated by Nancy Hom [in What Do I Read Next? Multicultural Literature]

Litttle Weaver of Thai-YenHien’s village is destroyed during the Vietnam War, killing her mother and grandmother. Hien is seriously injured and must go to the U.S. for an operation; after, she begins to live with an American family. She starts to weave again, as she did with her grandmother, creating blankets to send back to refugees in Vietnam.

A bilingual book, written in both English and Vietnamese.

Review: “Asian American Titles,” What Do I Read Next? Multicultural Literature, Gale Research, 1997

Readers: Children

Published: 1977