The Whispering Cloth: A Refugee's Story

Bias, Discrimination & Hate
People, Identity & Culture
Pegi Shea
Anita Riggio
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Boyds Mills Press
Bias, Discrimination & Hate
People, Identity & Culture

"We'll fly from this camp before the rabbit breeds again." These words inspire Mai to perfect her embroidery skills while she and her grandmother are in a Hmong refugee camp in Thailand. As she works, she remembers her life with her parents before their death. The memories help her to stitch her own story which is told in quilt pictures.

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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