The Lotus Seed (Hardcover)

By Sherry Garland, Tatsuro Kiuchi (Illustrator)

Harcourt Children's Books, 9780152494650, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 1993



When she is forced to leave Vietnam, a young girl brings a lotus seed with her to America in remembrance of her homeland. Exquisite artwork fuses with a compelling narrative--a concise endnote places the story effectively within a historical context--to produce a moving and polished offering. --"Publishers Weekly"