Inside Out & Back Again

by Thanhha Lai

Inside Out & Back Again

Paperback, 10 pages, Harpercollins Childrens Books, List Price: $7.99 | purchase

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Hardcover, 262 pages, Harpercollins Childrens Books, $15.99, published February 22 2011 | purchase

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Book Summary

The story of Ha, a young girl living during the end of the Vietnam War, is told in a series of understated poems. Ha chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.

Awards and Recognition

National Book Award (2011)

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