Listen, Slowly (Pre-Recorded Audio Player)

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       Mia, which is Mai in her native Vietnamese, accompanies her grandmother back to Viet Nam to see if a hired detective has found any news of her grandfather, who was captured during the war. Mia's parents are also interested in having her connect with her roots. Like any other 12-year-old California girl, Mia would rather be at the beach. The summer that unfolds is so realistically portrayed, so believable and bittersweet, I didn't want it to end. Get this book for your mid-grade reader—then read it together. What great conversations will ensue! It's just about the perfect read, to my mind, and my favorite book so far this year!—and I've read some terrific books. Can't rave about it enough! "~Jocelyn                                                                                                                                                             

— Jocelyn is a very special, very experienced TC bookseller, who loves young readers.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781467697033
ISBN-10: 1467697036
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: February 1st, 2015
Language: English