Publication Date: 01/07/2021 ISBN: 9781338305890 Category:


Muon Thi Van, Victo Ngai

Publisher: Scholastic US
Publication Date: 01/07/2021 ISBN: 9781338305890 Category:


This book is scheduled to be published on 01/07/2021.
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A lyrical picture book and a moving reflection on immigration,
family and home.

Wishes tells the powerful, honest story about one Vietnamese
family’s search for a new home on the other side of the world,
and the long-lasting and powerful impact that makes on the
littlest member of the family.

Inspired by actual events in the author’s life, this is a narrative
that is both timely and timeless. Told through the eyes of
a young girl, the story chronicles a family’s difficult and powerful
journey to pack up what they can carry and to leave their world
behind, traveling to a new and unknown place in a crowded boat.

Wishes tells a powerful and timely story in a gentle
and approachable way for young children and their families. With
themes of kindness, bravery, hope, and love running throughout,
Wishes is a must-have book for every child’s bookshelf.

With poetic and lyrical text from acclaimed author Muon Thi Van

Contains thoughtful back matter about the author’s connection
to the story

Stunning illustrations from Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree
Victo Ngai

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