The Lotus Seed

The Lotus Seed

Book - 1993
Average Rating:
3
1
Rate this:
Houghton
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


Baker & Taylor
A young Vietnamese girl saves a lotus seed and carries it with her everywhere to remember a brave emperor and the homeland that she has to flee

Baker
& Taylor

After the Vietnamese emperor is dethroned, a young girl takes a lotus seed from his garden and treasures it for many years, until her American grandson accidently plants it, and it grows once again into a lovely flower. Children's BOMC Alt.

Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1993
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780152494650
0152494650
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Kiuchi, Tatsuro

Opinion

From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

g
geneva25
May 03, 2017

vietnam

vpl_childrens Dec 09, 2015

A young woman fleeing the war in Vietnam takes some lotus seeds with her and they remain her treasured possessions throughout her new life in North America. Many years later, one of her curious grandchildren decides to plant them and, thinking her precious lotus seeds are lost forever, she is devastated. The following spring grandmother discovers that the lotus seed has bloomed after all.

forbesrachel Apr 23, 2013

A girl carries a bit of her culture to her new home, where she passes on her heritage to the next generation. Very short, so the historical information at the back is needed to fully understand.

Age

Add Age Suitability

violet_horse_539 Jun 26, 2012

violet_horse_539 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 6 and 9

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...
No similar edition of this title was found at BPL.

Try searching for The Lotus Seed to see if BPL owns related versions of the work.


  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top