The Land I Lost: Adventures of a Boy in Vietnam by Quang Nhuong HuynhThe Land I Lost: Adventures of a Boy in Vietnam by Quang Nhuong Huynh

The Land I Lost: Adventures of a Boy in Vietnam

byQuang Nhuong HuynhIllustratorVo-dinh Mai

Paperback | June 7, 1999

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An ALA Notable Children’s Book and a Booklist Editors’ Choice, about one young man’s memories of the land he called home.

The land I love was lost to me forever.

Huynh Quang Nhuong grew up in the highlands of Vietnam, next to the jungle teeming with wildlife. Encounters with tigers, wild hogs, and deadly snakes were as much a part of his life as tending the rice fields while on the back of his pet water buffalo, Tank.

Perfect for classrooms, as well as fans of Linda Sue Park and Thanhha Lai, these fifteen tales will transport readers into a world of lush beauty and terrible danger—and a way of life that is gone forever.

Huynh Quang Nhuong also wrote The Land I Lost, which was published in five languages and received numerous awards. He was born in Mytho, Vietnam, and now lives in Columbia, Missouri.
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Title:The Land I Lost: Adventures of a Boy in VietnamFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.31 inPublished:June 7, 1999Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064401839

ISBN - 13:9780064401838

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Get a first-hand look at life in the jungle in this fast-paced and exciting book. The author lived in a hamlet in the central highlands of Vietnam, surrounded by jungle on one side and a river on the other. There he and the villagers encountered animals daily. Some were easily tamed; others, like tigers and wild hogs, were terribly dangerous.

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"This is first-person narrative brims with life."--" School Library Journal