One Step at a Time: A Vietnamese Child Finds Her Way

September 4, 2012|
One Step at a Time: A Vietnamese Child Finds Her Way by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch
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An affecting sequel to Last Airlift: A Vietnamese Orphan''s Rescue from War. Tuyet cannot believe her good fortune. Brought up in a Vietnamese orphanage and rescued from the invading North Vietnamese army, she has been adopted by a kind and loving family in Canada. Tuyet feels safe at last as she adjusts to a new language and unfamiliar customs. But polio has left her with a weak leg, and her foot is turned inward, making walking painful and difficult. There is only one answer; she must have a series of operations. Her dread of doctors and hospitals brings back troubling memories of helicopters, a field hospital, and another operation in Vietnam. It won''t stop Tuyet, despite her fears and her overwhelming shyness. She has always dreamed of having two straight legs, of walking and running, of playing with other children, of owning a pair of shoes that actually match. Now that she has been given a chance, Tuyet is determined to do what it takes to finally stand on her own two feet.
Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch''s award-winning books for young people include Last Airlift, a Red Cedar Information Book Award winner and OLA Red Maple Honour Book. Its sequel, One Step at a Time, won the OLA Silver Birch Non-Fiction Award. Her YA novel Dance of the Banished is a Junior Library Guild Selection for 2015. In 2008, in recogniti...
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Title:One Step at a Time: A Vietnamese Child Finds Her Way
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:128 pages, 8.36 X 6.12 X 0.6 in
Shipping dimensions:128 pages, 8.36 X 6.12 X 0.6 in
Published:September 4, 2012
Publisher:Pajama Press Inc.
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781927485019

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