Thai American

Bread Song

Posted by on May 23, 2013 in Ages 04 and up, Asia (Southeast), Thai American, Theme: Community, Theme: Family Relationships, Theme: Immigration, Theme: Learning English | Comments Off on Bread Song

Bread Song

Bread Song By Frederick Lipp Illustrated by Jason Gaillard Published by Mondo Pub 2006 Asian Pacific American Librarians Association Honor Picture Book Find a copy at Amazon | IndieBound | B&N           Description Hoping to make eight-year-old Chamnan, a new immigrant from Thailand, feel more at home, the owner of a Portland, Maine bakery invites him and his grandfather to hear the bread sing. Reviews & Accolades 2006 Asian Pacific American Librarians Association Honor Picture Book Groups Represented Thai American Themes Immigration, Family relationships,...

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The Gold-Threaded Dress

Posted by on Aug 9, 2012 in Ages 07 and up, Asia (Southeast), Thai American, Theme: Cultural Identity, Theme: Immigration | Comments Off on The Gold-Threaded Dress

The Gold-Threaded Dress

The Gold-Threaded Dress By Carolyn Marsden Published by Candlewick Press “those who are from or live in neighborhoods of mixed-ancestry families will recognize the conflicts of children who think they ‘look different.'”  —Susan Hepler, Children’s Literature “…Revealing the challenges young immigrants face in a mixed-race school environment, Oy feels torn between the respect she feels for her Thai culture and the acceptance she wants from her American culture.” —Kirkus Review Find a copy at Amazon | IndieBound | B&N Description In Thailand she was...

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