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Une carte vers le monde
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"Filled with wonder and sorrow and happiness." —Alison McGhee, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Someday A heartfelt story of a young girl seeking beauty and connection in a busy world, now in...
"Filled with wonder and sorrow and happiness." —Alison McGhee, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Someday A heartfelt story of a young girl seeking beauty and connection in a busy world, now in...
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  • "Filled with wonder and sorrow and happiness." —Alison McGhee, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Someday

    A heartfelt story of a young girl seeking beauty and connection in a busy world, now in French.

    As the seasons change, so too does a young Hmong girl's world. She moves into a new home with her family and encounters both birth and death. As this curious girl explores life inside her house and beyond, she collects bits of the natural world. But who are her treasures for?

    A moving picture book debut from acclaimed Hmong American author Kao Kalia Yang.

    « Rempli de merveille, de chagrin et de bonheur. » —Alison McGhee, N°1 au classement des ventes du New York Times, auteur de Someday

    L'histoire sincère d'une petite fille qui cherche beauté et connexion dans un monde occupé.
    Comme les saisons changent, ainsi change le monde d'une jeune fille Hmong. Elle déménage dans une nouvelle maison avec sa famille et rencontre la naissance et la mort. Cette fille curieuse explore la vie dans sa maison et au-dehors, où elle récolte des petits moreaux du monde naturel. Mais pour qui sont ses trésors?

    Un début de livre illustré touchant par la célèbre auteur Hmong américaine Kao Kalia Yang.

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  • Kao Kalia Yang is a Hmong-American writer, teacher and public speaker. Born in the refugee camps of Thailand to a family that escaped the genocide of the Secret War in Laos, she came to America at the age six. Yang holds degrees from Carleton College and Columbia University. Her works of creative nonfiction include The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir, The Song Poet, What God is Honored Here?: Writings on Miscarriage and Infant Loss By and For Indigenous Women and Women of Color, and the upcoming title Somewhere in the Unknown World. Yang has also written multiple children's books such as A Map Into the World, The Shared Room, and The Most Beautiful Thing. Her work has won numerous awards and recognition including multiple Minnesota Book Awards, a Charlotte Zolotow Honor, an ALA Notable Children's Book Award, Dayton's Literary Peace Prize, and a PEN USA Award in Nonfiction.

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  • Publisher's Weekly

    Starred review from August 12, 2019
    Yang (The Song Poet for adults), a Hmong writer making her picture book debut, offers a story about a girl who notices things. Young Paj Ntaub (both a girl’s name and a term that nods to needlework tellings of Hmong experiences) moves with her family to a green house and helps to hang their story cloth “about how the Hmong got to America” on the wall. When her twin baby brothers cry too loudly, her father takes her outside, where they wave to their elderly neighbors, Bob and Ruth. In lovingly detailed spreads, Kim, making her U.S. debut, draws all the things that Paj Ntaub sees: gingko leaves (“yellow like apricots”), winter snow, a worm. When Ruth dies in the winter, and Paj Ntaub notices Bob grieving come spring, she chalks a wealth of previously regarded details on his driveway—“a map into the world,” she explains. Though age separates them, Paj Ntaub’s accounting of everyday details reaches Bob—and gives voice to the child’s experience, too. A distinctive story that weaves together threads of family life, community and culture, the natural world, and the power of stories. Ages 7–8.

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