Tag Archives: immigrant experience

A Different Pond

A gently nuanced story of an early morning fishing trip shows the beauty and struggle of a Vietnamese American family. It’s a quiet story, but the words and images are so lovely, it conjures a pure picture of one day … Continue reading

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My Chinatown: One Year in Poems

My Chinatown: One Year in Poems tells a child’s story of Chinatown in New York, and missing his Hong Kong home. Each spread shows one poem and one illustration, both by Kam Mak. The journey this child makes begins in winter, … Continue reading

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