Dia's Story Cloth

People, Identity & Culture
Dia Cha
Chue, Nhia Thao Cha
Age Group:
Lee & Low Books
People, Identity & Culture

Dia Cha and her family experienced displacement. Born in Laos, Dia fled with her family to Thailand as a child, spending four years in a refugee camp before arriving in the U.S. As told through the story cloth made for her by her aunt and uncle, Dia's Story Cloth explores many aspects of the Hmong experience from peace and war in Asia to new beginnings in America. Through Dia's story, young children can see that the search for freedom transcends all cultures.

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