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Too young to escape

Van Ho

Too young to escape

a Vietnamese girl waits to be reunited with her family

by Van Ho

  • 97 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Pajama Press in Toronto, Ontario .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Childhood and youth,
  • Refugee children,
  • Children

  • About the Edition

    During the aftermath of the Vietnam War, Van wakes up one morning to find that her mother, her sisters Loan and Lan, and her brother Tuan are gone. They have escaped the new communist regime for freedom in the West. Four-year-old Van is too young - and her grandmother is too old - for such a dangerous journey by boat, so the two have been left behind.

    Edition Notes

    456 Childrens Plus, Inc.

    StatementVan Ho and Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
    ContributionsSkrypuch, Marsha Forchuk, author
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged)
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26977714M
    ISBN 101772780669
    ISBN 109781772780666

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To Young to Escape is the story of a young Vietnamese girl left behind with her grandmother while her family escaped to Canada. Van misses her family, but after four years is reunited with them. It's a great read about life in Vietnam during the early s. I enjoyed the family photos at the end as I didn't realize this was based on a true story.4/5.

Too Young to Escape is a welcome reminder of the post-Vietnam War refugee crisis that saw Canada, France, the United States and Australia welcome strangers in need. Readers will appreciate hearing this personal story from a child's 's story and those of her family members remain timeless as well as : Pajama Press.

Too Young to Escape is a welcome reminder of the post-Vietnam War refugee crisis that saw Canada, France, the United States and Australia welcome strangers in need. Readers will appreciate hearing this personal story from a child's 's story and those of her family members remain timeless as well as time-specific.5/5(5).

Four-year-old Van is too young—and her grandmother is too old—for such a dangerous journey by boat, so the two have been left behind. Once settled in North America, her parents will eventually be able to sponsor them, and Van and her grandmother will fly away to safety.

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Four-year-old Van is too young — and her grandmother is too old — for such a dangerous journey by boat, so the two have been left behind. Once settled in North America, her parents will eventually. Too Young to Escape is a welcome reminder of the post-Vietnam War refugee crisis that saw Canada, France, the United States and Australia welcome strangers in need.

Readers will appreciate hearing this personal story from a child''s ''s story and those of her family members remain timeless as well as time-specific.

Most of Too Young to Escape focuses on Van’s coping mechanisms over the next four years, bonding with her grandmother and a girl from school who lives in a similar situation.

And she sometimes grapples with a confusing political reality: “Our teachers told us [Ho Chi Minh] was our great leader. But at home, nobody said anything nice about him. Too Young to Escape A Vietnamese Girl Waits to Be Reunited With Her Family (Book): Ho, Van: One day they will send for her, but how long must Van Ho wait for her family to find a way to get her out of South Vietnam.

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Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch. and. Van Ho. her co-author and subject of this. new middle-grade non-fiction book. for the launch of. Four-year-old Van is too young--and her grandmother is too old--for such a dangerous journey by boat, so the two have been left behind. Once settled in North America, her parents will eventually be able to sponsor them, and Van and her grandmother will fly away to safety.

“Too Young To Escape is another excellent, well-written book by Canadian Ukrainian author Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch that brings to light recent history in a meaningful way for young Canadians.

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Too young to escape: a Vietnamese girl waits to be reunited with her family. [Van Ho; Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch] -- "During the aftermath of the Vietnam War, Van wakes up one morning to find that her mother, her sisters Loan and Lan, and her brother Tuan are gone.

They have escaped the new communist regime that.