Friday, December 25, 2009

When Heaven Fell by Carolyn Marsden

Marsden, Carolyn When Heaven Fell 177 pages Candlewick Press 2009 Language- G (0 Swears No F) Sexual Content- G Violence- G. 

9 year old Binh lives is a little village in Vietnam selling fruit to earn money for her family. When on day her grandmother, Ba Nyoai surprises everyone when she says she has a daughter in America who is coming to visit. Binh is convinced that her new auntie, Di Thao will bring them a lot of money, even take them to America, but Thao is only a school teacher. Will Di Thao live up to Binh's expectations? 

This is a very good book its an easy read and tells a great story with a good message. 

ADVISABLE to MS/HS Student Reviewer: EM

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