The best we could do : an illustrated memoir

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The best we could do : an illustrated memoir
2017
Place Published: 
New York
Publisher: 
Abrams ComicArts
ISBN: 
9781419718779
Edition: 
Description: 
327 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
The author describes her experiences as a young Vietnamese immigrant, highlighting her family's move from their war- torn home to the United States in graphic novel format.
"Exploring the anguish of immigration and the lasting effects that displacement has on a child and her family, Bui documents the story of her family's daring escape after the fall of South Vietnam in the 1970s, and the difficulties they faced building new lives for themselves" --Publisher description.
GN600L Lexile
Decoding demand: 96 (very high) Semantic demand: 100 (very high) Syntactic demand: 82 (very high) Structure demand: 89 (very high) Lexile
Author: 
Thi Bui
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