Spring 2021

A Map into the World (Chinese Edition)

  • Interest Level: Kindergarten - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

“Filled with wonder and sorrow and happiness.” —Alison McGhee, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Someday

A heartfelt story of a young girl seeking beauty and connection in a busy world, now in Mandarin Chinese.

As the seasons change, so too does a young Hmong girl’s world. She moves into a new home with her family and encounters both birth and death. As this curious girl explores life inside her house and beyond, she collects bits of the natural world. But who are her treasures for?

A moving picture book debut from acclaimed Hmong American author Kao Kalia Yang.

“充满惊奇、悲伤和幸福。”—Alison McGhee,#1 《纽约时报》《有朝一日 (Someday)》畅销书作者
一个年轻女孩在忙碌的世界中寻找美和联系的感人故事。
正如四季交替,年轻苗族女孩的世界也在变化。她和家人搬进了新家,经历了生与死。当这个好奇的女孩探索屋内外的生活时,她收集了这个自然世界的点点滴滴。但她的宝藏是给谁的呢?
著名苗族美国作家 Kao Kalia Yang 感人肺腑的处女作图画书。

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978-1-7284-4888-6
$17.99
978-1-7284-4900-5
$22.99
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Category Diverse Books: Immigration & Refugees, SEL: C Social Awareness, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2021
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Carolrhoda Books ®
Language Chinese
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2021-06-30
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV011020, JUV039060, JUV039030
Dewey [E]
Dimensions 8.5 x 10.375
Features Author/Illustrator biography and Original artwork

Author: Kao Kalia Yang

Kao Kalia Yang is a Hmong-American writer, teacher and public speaker. Born in the refugee camps of Thailand to a family that escaped the genocide of the Secret War in Laos, she came to America at the age six. Yang holds degrees from Carleton College and Columbia University. Her works of creative nonfiction include The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir, The Song Poet, What God is Honored Here?: Writings on Miscarriage and Infant Loss By and For Indigenous Women and Women of Color, and the upcoming title Somewhere in the Unknown World. Yang has also written multiple children's books such as A Map Into the World, The Shared Room, and The Most Beautiful Thing. Her work has won numerous awards and recognition including multiple Minnesota Book Awards, a Charlotte Zolotow Honor, an ALA Notable Children's Book Award, Dayton's Literary Peace Prize, and a PEN USA Award in Nonfiction.

Illustrator: Seo Kim

Seo Kim received her MFA in Illustration Practice from Maryland Institute College of Art. A South Korean native, she divides her time between Busan and Baltimore. Seo lives with her family in Baltimore, Maryland, where she teaches illustration at Towson University.