We All Come From Somewhere: A Review of A Different Pond

We all come from somewhere. Whether our ancestors crossed the ocean in a merchant ship or slipped over the border under cover of darkness, almost all of us can trace our roots back to a time where our family lived somewhere else. Bao Phi beautifully portrays what it means to come from somewhere else in his book A Different Pond. Perfectly paired with pictures from cartoonist and accomplished illustrator Thi Bui, A Different Pond shares what it means to leave your home in search of a better life. But it's far more than just that. A 2018 Caldecott Winner, this book follows a Vietnamese boy and his father into the early morning hours as the fish for food. Simple prose and the gentle, yet confid

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