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Inside out & back again / Thanhha Lai.

Lai, Thanhha. (Author). Shappell, Ray, (typographer.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780061962783
  • ISBN: 0061962783
  • Physical Description: 262 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Harper, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Baldwin Library copy inscribed by the author.
"An imprint of HarperCollins Publishers."
"Typography by Ray Shappell"--T.p. verso.
Summary, etc.:
Through a series of poems, a young girl chronicles the life-changing year of 1975, when she, her mother, and her brothers leave Vietnam and resettle in Alabama.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12.
800L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.8 2 142622.
Awards Note:
Newbery Honor Book, 2012.
National Book Award winner, Young People's Literature, 2011.
Subject: Novels in verse > Juvenile fiction.
Emigration and immigration > Juvenile fiction.
Vietnamese Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Immigrants > Juvenile fiction.
Novels in verse > Juvenile literature.
Alabama > Juvenile fiction.
Vietnam > History > Juvenile fiction.
Vietnam > 1971-1980 > History > Juvenile fiction.
Alabama > History > 1951- > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Newbery Medal: Honor book.

Available copies

  • 28 of 32 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Marion County. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Marion County Library.


  • 0 current holds with 32 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Marion County Library JUV F LAI (Text) PPL57975 Juvenile Fiction Checked out 10/12/2022

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