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The Lotus Seed

DVD - 2004
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Host LeVar Burton introduces the book The lotus seed by Sherry Garland about a young Vietnamese woman who, when forced to flee her country, takes a lotus seed with her as a warm reminder of her past. Also, a Vietnamese girl, a Muslim boy from Yemen, a girl from South Africa, and other immigrants talk about their lives in the United States. Other books mentioned are I'm new here by Bud Howlett, Halmoni and the picnic by Sook Nyul Choi, and Grandfather's journey by Allen Say.


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