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Weeping Under This Same Moon is based on the true story of two teenage girls from two different cultures whose path intertwine, dramatically altering the course of their lives. Mei is an artist who must flee war torn Vietnam. Her anguished parents are forced to send her and her two siblings on a perilous escape during the exodus of thousands of Vietnamese refugees, labeled "Boat People". Hannah is an angry American high school student who hears about the plight of the Boat People and is moved to action. Destiny brings Mei and Hannah together in a celebration of cultures and language, food and friendship and the ultimate rescue of both young women from their own despair. It is a testament to the spirit of volunteerism, affirming that doing for others does so much for oneself.

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Weeping Under This Same Moon is based on the true story of two teenage girls from two different cultures whose path intertwine, dramatically altering the course of their lives. Mei is an artist who must flee war torn Vietnam. Her anguished parents are forced to send her and her two siblings on a perilous escape during the exodus of thousands of Vietnamese refugees, labeled "Boat People". Hannah is an angry American high school student who hears about the plight of the Boat People and is moved to action. Destiny brings Mei and Hannah together in a celebration of cultures and language, food and friendship and the ultimate rescue of both young women from their own despair. It is a testament to the spirit of volunteerism, affirming that doing for others does so much for oneself.

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Refugee Story/Teenage Volunteering

Product Details

ISBN:
9780981491004
Publisher:
Crow Flies Press
Subject:
People & Places - Asia
Author:
Laiz, Jana
Subject:
Literary
Publication Date:
May 2008
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
7-9
Language:
English
Pages:
271
Dimensions:
8.40x5.40x.80 in. .75 lbs.

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Children's » Historical Fiction » Asia
Children's » Historical Fiction » United States » 20th Century
Young Adult » General
Young Adult » Nonfiction » Biographies

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"Synopsis" by , Weeping Under This Same Moon is based on the true story of two teenage girls from two different cultures whose path intertwine, dramatically altering the course of their lives. Mei is an artist who must flee war torn Vietnam. Her anguished parents are forced to send her and her two siblings on a perilous escape during the exodus of thousands of Vietnamese refugees, labeled "Boat People". Hannah is an angry American high school student who hears about the plight of the Boat People and is moved to action. Destiny brings Mei and Hannah together in a celebration of cultures and language, food and friendship and the ultimate rescue of both young women from their own despair. It is a testament to the spirit of volunteerism, affirming that doing for others does so much for oneself.
"Synopsis" by , Refugee Story/Teenage Volunteering
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