Inside Out & Back Again

Inside Out & Back Again

<p><em>Inside Out and Back Again</em> is a <em>New York Times</em> bestseller, a Newbery Honor Book, and a winner of the National Book Award! Inspired by the author's childhood experience of fleeing Vietnam after the Fall of Saigon and immigrating to Alabama, this coming-of-age debut novel told in verse has been celebrated for its touching child's-eye view of family and immigration.</p><p>For all the ten years of her life, H&#224; has only known Saigon: the thrills of its markets, the joy of its traditions, and the warmth of her friends close by. But now the Vietnam War has reached her home. H&#224; and her family are forced to flee as Saigon falls, and they board a ship headed toward hope.

Thanhha Lai

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