Ut has just come from Vietnam and she is not happy at her American School.The children all laugh when she speaks in Vietnamese.And there's that awlful red-haired boy, named Raymond, who picks on her almost every day.
Most of all, Ut misses her mother who had to stay behind in Vietnam. But to Ut's surprise, it is Raymond ( is a boy in Ut's class that has been mean to her ) who thinks of the perfect way to help her.
I found this a sweet story in the writing and drawings on each page
it has so many emotions sad,confused and happy...I enjoyed this story very much. And shared this story with my granddaughter.
From back cover--A Reading Rainbow Review Book. a Notable children's Trade book in the Field of Social Studies. Ut has just come to the United States from Vietnam, and she does not like her new American school. The children all laugh when she speaks Vietnamese. And there's that awful red-haired boy, named Raymond, who picks on her almost every day. Most of all, Ut misses her mother who had to stay behind in Vietnam. but to Ut's surprise, it is Raymond who thinks of the perfect way to help her.
Great book to show children that we are all different and yet all the same. Happy ending! Can show children that we can all get along and we can all be friends and help each other out! THIS BOOK IS IN PERFECT CONDITION!
About a little vietnamese girl that has come to the u.s. from Vietnam, and she doesn't like her school here. A little red-haired boy picks on here almost everyday.
She misses her mom who is still in vietnam but to her surprise the the red-haired boy finds a way to help her.