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A New Children's Book About the Refugee Experience

“Wishes” by Mượn Thị Văn
Posted at 10:29 AM, May 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-16 13:39:37-04

Imagine leaving your world behind, traveling to an unknown place on a crowded boat. New York Times acclaimed author Mượn Thị Văn faced this difficult journey at a young age. Mượn has written a new children’s book, illustrated by Victo Ngai, to capture the refugee immigrant experience in a gentle and approachable way. Mượn joins us to discuss Wishes and her personal connection to the story.

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