I purchased this book for one of my fifth grade students who is from Vietnam Nam. She loved this book, which she had read in her reading book, so I bought one for her to keep. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Lori Lurquin
The power of your name. This is one of my favorite multiculture books. I love that the little girl realized the power of her name, no matter where it came from.Published 11 months ago by crazyoaks
Thank you for the great service, great book for our immigration unit. It gives another perspective of immigrants moving to another country.Published 17 months ago by Patrice Caryl
The book brought back memories of my grandmother who had told a story of her necklace that she let someone hold. That was the last time she ever saw it. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Barbara
A gentle study of a young child adapting to a new culture.
A relative said it was reminiscent of how she felt when she first came to America.
Book was purchased for a professor very good book to read to students who may be in you class from another country.Published 20 months ago by Daniela Gonzalez
I used this as a mentor text within a 2nd grade writing unit on personal narratives, along with several other texts on names including The Name Jar, My Name is Maria Isabel, and... Read morePublished 23 months ago by Joe, a 9-year-old
While this book is specifically about an immigrant's experience, it is really a great book for any child starting a new school who knows what it feels like to be an outsider. Read morePublished on September 25, 2010 by J. Madigan