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A Different Pond BSW1215


A 2018 Caldecott Honor Book that Kirkus Reviews calls “a must-read for our times,” A Different Pond is an unforgettable story about a simple event―a long-ago fishing trip. Graphic novelist Thi Bui and acclaimed poet Bao Phi deliver a powerful, honest glimpse into a relationship between father and son―and between cultures, old and new. As a young boy, Bao and his father awoke early, hours before his father's long workday began, to fish on the shores of a small pond in Minneapolis. Unlike many other anglers, Bao and his father fished for food, not recreation. A successful catch meant a fed family. Between hope-filled casts, Bao's father told him about a different pond in their homeland of Vietnam. Thi Bui's striking, evocative art paired with Phi's expertly crafted prose has earned this powerful picture books six starred reviews and numerous awards.

一次简单的经历,一则难忘的故事——讲述一名小男孩和父亲的垂钓之旅。在充满惊喜的垂钓过程中,父亲向儿子讲述远在他们故乡的,不一样的池塘的故事。就在这个清晨,小男孩看见一个比他所知道 的大得多的世界。



By Bao Phi, Illustrated by Thi Bui, Hardcover, Simplified Chinese characters, 32 pages, 11.2"x9.5"
Item: A Different Pond
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