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    • Inside Out and Back Again

    • By: Thanhha Lai
    • Narrated by: Doan Ly
    • Length: 2 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 262
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 229
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232

    Written in rich, free-verse poems, this moving tale follows a young Vietnamese girl as she leaves her war-torn homeland for America in 1975. With Saigon about to fall to the communists, 10-year-old Hà, her mother, and brothers are forced to flee their beloved city and head to the United States. But living in a new country isn’t easy for Hà, and she finds adapting to its strange customs ever challenging.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The experience of a refugee in America

    • By SunshineAndRain on 07-24-12

    Regular price: $10.49

    • Listen, Slowly

    • By: Thanhha Lai
    • Narrated by: Lulu Lam
    • Length: 7 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 63
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 61

    A California girl born and raised, Mai can't wait to spend her vacation at the beach. Instead, though, she has to travel to Vietnam with her grandmother, who is going back to find out what really happened to her husband during the Vietnam War. Mai's parents think this trip will be a great opportunity for their out-of-touch daughter to learn more about her culture. But to Mai, those are their roots, not her own. Vietnam is hot, smelly, and the last place she wants to be.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • May be better read in text

    • By Wendi on 11-05-17

    Regular price: $22.81