Text-size

Cover image for Inside out & back again
ISBN#9780061962783
BIB ID#1480703
Call# J Lai

Inside out & back again

4
Author
Publisher
New York : HarperCollins, 2011.
Subjects
Description
262 p. ; 22 cm.
Summary
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.

Reviews and Notes

Summary/Annotation ->  Inside Out and Back Again is a New York Times bestseller, a Newbery Honor Book, and a winner of the National Book Award! Inspired by the author's childhood experience of fleeing Vietnam after the Fall of Saigon and immigrating to Alabama, this coming-of-age debut novel told in verse has been celebrated for its touching child's-eye view of family and immigration. For all the ten years of her life, Hà has only known Saigon: the thrills of its markets, the joy of its traditions, and the warmth of her friends close by. But now the Vietnam War has reached her home. Hà and her family are forced to flee as Saigon falls, and they board a ship headed toward hope. In America, Hà discovers the foreign world of Alabama: the coldness of its strangers, the dullness of its food . . . and the strength of her very own family. This moving story of one girl's year of change, dreams, grief, and healing received four starred reviews, including one from Kirkus which proclaimed it "enlightening, poignant, and unexpectedly funny." An author's note explains how and why Thanhha Lai translated her personal experiences into Hà's story. Supports the Common Core State Standards

Availability

Locationsort iconCall NumberItem TypeVolumeBarcodeStatus
ArverneJ LaiJuvenile PaperbackFIC0228562430634Available
ArverneJ LaiJuvenile PaperbackFIC.0228561102663Available
AstoriaJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560769165Available
AuburndaleJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536563940Due 9-21-2015
AuburndaleJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228572167614Available
Baisley ParkJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560769157Available
Bay TerraceJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717360Available
Bay TerraceJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536819946Available
Bay TerraceJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560769181Available
BaysideJ LaiJuvenile Hard CoverNewbery 0228554717394Available
BaysideJ LaiJuvenile PaperbackNewbery0228572167234Due 9-21-2015
BaysideJ LaiJuvenile PaperbackNewbery0228572170238Available
BaysideJ LaiJuvenile PaperbackNewbery 0228560769173Due 8-31-2015
BaysideJ LaiJuvenile Hard CoverNEWBERY 0228536562496Due 9-8-2015
BaysideJ LaiJuvenile PaperbackNewbery0228572167556Available
BelleroseJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560769132Available
BelleroseJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228517191513Available
BriarwoodJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717386Available
BriarwoodJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560769082Available
BriarwoodJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228572167531Available
Broad ChannelJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228566443716Available
Broad ChannelJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228561102689Due 9-18-2015
BroadwayJ LaiJuvenile PaperbackFIC0228560769140In Transit
BroadwayJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717584Available
Cambria HeightsJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560769116Available
Childrens Library Discovery CenterJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560769090Available
Childrens Library Discovery CenterJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228548368007Available
Childrens Library Discovery CenterJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717485Shelving
Childrens Library Discovery CenterJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228552170695Available
Childrens Library Discovery CenterJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228552170703Due 9-16-2015
Childrens Library Discovery CenterJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228552170687Due 9-14-2015
CoronaJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560769108Available
CoronaJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717493Available
CoronaJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536563924Due 9-10-2015
Court SquareJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717527Due 9-9-2015
Court SquareJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560769124Due 9-17-2015
DouglastonJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717311Available
DouglastonJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228572167200Available
East ElmhurstJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560769033Available
East ElmhurstJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717162Due 9-8-2015
East FlushingJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536819912Available
East FlushingJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560769041Available
East FlushingJ LaiJuvenile Hard CoverJ-Fiction0228554717501Available
ElmhurstJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560769207Due 9-14-2015
ElmhurstJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717196Due 9-11-2015
Far RockawayJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536562397Available
Far RockawayJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228571236709Available
Far RockawayJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560769025Due 9-10-2015
Far RockawayJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228571236535Available
FlushingJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717519Due 9-19-2015
FlushingJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536562454Due 9-14-2015
Forest HillsJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768951Available
Forest HillsJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717337Due 9-10-2015
Forest HillsJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536562413Available
Fresh MeadowsJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228572167580Due 9-11-2015
Fresh MeadowsJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717543Due 8-31-2015
Fresh MeadowsJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228572167218Due 9-11-2015
Fresh MeadowsJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536562389Available
Fresh MeadowsJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768944Due 9-8-2015
Glen OaksJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228572173513Available
Glen OaksJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768936Due 9-8-2015
Glen OaksJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717550Available
Glen OaksJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228572173521Available
Glen OaksJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536820043Available
GlendaleJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768977Due 9-17-2015
GlendaleJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717576Available
HillcrestJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768993Available
HillcrestJ LaiJuvenile Hard CoverHISTORIAL FICTION0228554717535Due 9-19-2015
HollisJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717568Due 9-16-2015
HollisJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536563718Available
Howard BeachJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717451Due 9-3-2015
Howard BeachJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536820035Available
Howard BeachJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768985Available
Jackson HeightsJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717469Due 9-14-2015
Jackson HeightsJ LaiJuvenile Hard CoverFic0228536562504Available
Kew Gardens HillsJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768779Available
Kew Gardens HillsJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717279Available
Langston HughesJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717733Available
Langston HughesJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536819896Available
Langston HughesJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768811Due 9-17-2015
LaureltonJ LaiJuvenile Hard Coverfiction0228565824155Due 9-15-2015
LaureltonJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536562447Available
LaureltonJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768787Available
LeffertsJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717683Available
LeffertsJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536562405Available
Lefrak CityJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768704Available
Lefrak CityJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717691Due 8-31-2015
Lefrak CityJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228566446974Available
Long Island CityJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768852Available
Long Island CityJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717204Available
Long Island CityJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717261Due 9-19-2015
MaspethJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717717Available
MaspethJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768712Available
McGoldrickJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768720Due 9-14-2015
McGoldrickJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717295Available
McGoldrickJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536563734Available
Middle VillageJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768761Available
Middle VillageJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717071Available
Mitchell-LindenJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717048Due 9-17-2015
Mitchell-LindenJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768746Available
North Forest ParkJ LaiJuvenile Hard CoverNewbery Honor, Nat Book Award0228554717014Available
North Forest ParkJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768688Available
North Forest ParkJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228572167242Due 9-8-2015
North Forest ParkJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0118495784969Available
North HillsJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717287Available
North HillsJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768738Available
North HillsJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228572167226Available
North HillsJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228572173992Available
Ozone ParkJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536820001Available
Ozone ParkJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228572167416Available
Ozone ParkJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717022In Transit
Ozone ParkJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228572170246Available
PeninsulaJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228577248344Available
PeninsulaJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228561102671Available
PomonokJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768662Available
PomonokJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717055Available
PoppenhusenJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717030Due 9-2-2015
PoppenhusenJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768639Available
PoppenhusenJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536470245Due 8-31-2015
Queens VillageJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717121Due 9-9-2015
Queens VillageJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536562439Available
Queens VillageJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768647Available
Queensboro HillJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768654Available
Queensboro HillJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717410Available
Rego ParkJ LaiJuvenile Hard CoverJ Fiction0228554717436Available
Rego ParkJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228572173497Due 9-14-2015
Rego ParkJ LaiJuvenile PaperbackJ Fiction0228560768910Available
Richmond HillJ LaiJuvenile Hard CoverSRC 140228554717212Available
Richmond HillJ LaiJuvenile PaperbackSRC 140228560768670Available
RidgewoodJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768902Available
RidgewoodJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536563726Available
RidgewoodJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717220Available
Rochdale VillageJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536820050Available
Rochdale VillageJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228572167259Available
Rochdale VillageJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717444Due 9-17-2015
RosedaleJ LaiJuvenile PaperbackNEWBERY/NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER0228560768613Available
SeasideJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560749589Available
SeasideJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228561102515Available
SeasideJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560744861Available
South HollisJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768878Available
South HollisJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717139Available
South Ozone ParkJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228566401482Available
South Ozone ParkJ LaiJuvenile Hard CoverNewbery0228554717089Available
St.AlbansJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768886Due 8-27-2015
St.AlbansJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717188Available
SteinwayJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768621Available
SteinwayJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536820019Available
SteinwayJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717428Due 9-11-2015
SunnysideJ LaiJuvenile PaperbackFiction0228560768894Due 9-19-2015
SunnysideJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717113Available
WhitestoneJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717097Available
WhitestoneJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768837Available
Windsor ParkJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717253Available
Windsor ParkJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228572173935Available
Windsor ParkJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536819979Available
Windsor ParkJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768829Available
WoodhavenJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768795Due 9-16-2015
WoodhavenJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717238Available
WoodhavenJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228572167523Due 9-14-2015
WoodsideJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228554717246Due 9-17-2015
WoodsideJ LaiJuvenile Paperback0228560768845Available
WoodsideJ LaiJuvenile Hard Cover0228536819995Available

Marc Record

01610cam a22004338a 4500
001
vtls001480703
003
NJQ
005
20130731122500.0
008
110228s2011 nyu c 000 1 eng
020
 
 
$a 9780061962783 (hbk.) : $c $16.00
020
 
 
$a 0061962783
020
 
 
$a 9780061962790 (paperback) : $c $8.00
039
 
9
$a 201307311225 $b gbasu $c 201102281236 $d clee $c 201102281233 $d clee $y 201102281232 $z clee
040
 
 
$a DLC $c DLC $d YDXCP $d JAO $d GO3
042
 
 
$a lcac
043
 
 
$a a-vt--- $a n-us-al
049
 
 
$a ZQPM
050
 
 
$a PZ7.5.L35 $b In 2011
082
 
 
$a [Fic] $2 22
099
 
 
$a J Lai
100
1
 
$a Lai, Thanhha.
245
1
 
$a Inside out & back again / $c Thanhha Lai.
246
3
 
$a Inside out and back again
250
 
 
$a 1st ed.
260
 
 
$a New York : $b HarperCollins, $c 2011.
300
 
 
$a 262 p. ; $c 22 cm.
520
 
 
$a 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.
599
 
 
$a J Mar11-CP
650
 
 
$a Novels in verse.
650
 
 
$a Vietnamese Americans $v Juvenile fiction.
650
 
 
$a Emigration and immigration $v Juvenile fiction.
650
 
 
$a Immigrants $v Juvenile fiction.
651
 
 
$a Vietnam $x History $y 1945-1975 $v Juvenile fiction.
651
 
 
$a Vietnam $x History $y 1975-
651
 
 
$a Alabama $x History $y 1951- $v Fiction.
994
 
 
$a C0 $b ZQP
995
 
 
$a CLEE-CC:0211
999
 
 
$a VIRTUA
999
 
 
$a VTLSSORT0010 0080 0400 0200 0201 0202 0420 0430 0500 0820 0990 0490 1000 2450 2460 2500 2600 3000 5200 5990 6500 6501 6502 6503 6510 6511 6512 9950 9940 9992