Nonfiction

Nonfiction
I am Hmong
Author: Pang Xiong

Child nonfiction book. Text in English and Hmong. This simple book introduces readers to the many looks of the Hmong people, while building early reading concepts. Age: 4-6.

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Mov Hmoob = Hmong Food
Author: Pang Xiong
Child nonfiction book. Text in Hmong and English. Join this boy for dinner as he tells his bilingual readers about Hmong foods that he likes to eat. Age: 5-7
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My Birthday = Kuv Lub Hnubyug
Author: Pang Xiong

Child nonfiction. Parallel text in Hmong and English. Join these Hmong kids as they celebrate their birthday! Age: 2+

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New Life in America
Author: Sheng Yang
Child nonfiction book. Alternate Title: Lub Neej Tshiab Nyob Tebchaws Amiskas. Text in Hmong and English. Story of Yer.. and her family's story of coming to live in the United States. Age: 6-8
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The Hemp and the Beeswax
Author: Moua Ia Yang
Child nonfiction book. Text in Hmong, English and Laotian. Alternate title: Xuv maaj hab cabntaab. “The Cinderella story is told worldwide. The Hmong Cinderella brings alive the Laotian Hmong culture in a favorite folktale." --Back cover.
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The Latehomecomer : A Hmong Family Memoir
Author: Kao Kalia Yang

Child nonfiction book, audiobook on CD, audiobook on playaway, or e-book. Presents the journey from refugee camp to America and the hardships and joys of a family's struggle to adapt in a strange culture while holding onto traditions that are passed down from their beloved grandmother. Age: 10+

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The Song Poet : A Memoir of My Father
Author: Kao Kalia Yang

Child nonfiction book, audiobook on CD, e-book, or e-audiobook. "From the author of The Latehomecomer, a powerful memoir of her father, a Hmong song poet who sacrificed his gift for his children's future in America. In the Hmong tradition, the song poet recounts the story of his people, their history and tragedies, joys and losses; extemporizing or drawing on folk tales, he keeps the past alive, invokes the spirits and the homeland, and records courtships, births, weddings, and wishes.” -- Provided by publisher. Age: 10+

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Audiobooks
The Latehomecomer : A Hmong Family Memoir
Author: Kao Kalia Yang

Child nonfiction book, audiobook on CD, audiobook on playaway, or e-book. Presents the journey from refugee camp to America and the hardships and joys of a family's struggle to adapt in a strange culture while holding onto traditions that are passed down from their beloved grandmother. Age: 10+

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Audiobooks
The Song Poet : A Memoir of My Father
Author: Kao Kalia Yang

Child nonfiction book, audiobook on CD, e-book, or e-audiobook. "From the author of The Latehomecomer, a powerful memoir of her father, a Hmong song poet who sacrificed his gift for his children's future in America. In the Hmong tradition, the song poet recounts the story of his people, their history and tragedies, joys and losses; extemporizing or drawing on folk tales, he keeps the past alive, invokes the spirits and the homeland, and records courtships, births, weddings, and wishes.” -- Provided by publisher. Age: 10+

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eBooks
Mai Ya's Long Journey
Author: Sheila Cohen

Child nonfiction book and e-book. Relates the personal story of Mai Ya Xiong and her family and their journey from the Ban Vinai refugee camp in Thailand to a new life in Madison, Wisconsin. Age: 8-13.

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eBooks
The Latehomecomer : A Hmong Family Memoir
Author: Kao Kalia Yang

Child nonfiction book, audiobook on CD, audiobook on playaway, or e-book. Presents the journey from refugee camp to America and the hardships and joys of a family's struggle to adapt in a strange culture while holding onto traditions that are passed down from their beloved grandmother. Age: 10+

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The Song Poet : A Memoir of My Father
Author: Kao Kalia Yang

Child nonfiction book, audiobook on CD, e-book, or e-audiobook. "From the author of The Latehomecomer, a powerful memoir of her father, a Hmong song poet who sacrificed his gift for his children's future in America. In the Hmong tradition, the song poet recounts the story of his people, their history and tragedies, joys and losses; extemporizing or drawing on folk tales, he keeps the past alive, invokes the spirits and the homeland, and records courtships, births, weddings, and wishes.” -- Provided by publisher. Age: 10+

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