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The Clay Marble

by Minfong Ho

The story is about a girl named Dara who goes to a refugee camp along with her family, but gets separated from them and endures many challenges to be safe once again with them.

From First Crossing

by Minfong Ho Lensey Namioka Elsa Marston Pam Munoz Ryan

These short stories are about four teenagers learning to become teenagers.

The Stone Goddess

by Minfong Ho

When 12-year-old Nakri, a dancer, and her older siblings are ripped away from their family by the cruel Khmer Rouge and sent to work in a children's labor camp, Nakri experiences innumerable tragedies. After the Vietnamese army liberates Cambodia, Nakri returns to her mother's village where they decide to seek refuge in America. Upon arriving in America, Nakri struggles to adjust to life in a completely new and different society while she is caught up in the memories of all that she left behind.

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