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Goodbye, Vietnam - Gloria Whelan

Paperback

Published: January 1994
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
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When Mai's family discovers that Vietnam government soldiers will soon apprehend her father and grandmother, the family slips away in the night. They trudge through the swamps of the Mekong Delta toward the sea. The gut-wrenching trip to Hong Kong is just another step toward a new life, which the family eventually finds.

About the Author

Gloria Whelan won a National Book Award in 2000 for her novel Homeless Bird. She is the author of dozens of books for young readers, including Goodbye, Vietnam; Hannah; and Next Spring an Oriole.

"Whelan's characters are distinctive, and her story is riveting, haunting, and memorable, reflecting the human virtues of determination, hope, love, and courage in the face of the most devastating of circumstances and injustices." - Booklist

The Villagep. 1
The Journeyp. 25
The Voyagep. 49
The Silver Cityp. 97
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ISBN: 9780679823766
ISBN-10: 067982376X
Audience: Children
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 365
Published: January 1994
Publisher: Random House USA Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.2 x 13.4  x 0.9
Weight (kg): 0.1
Edition Number: 1