Always with you

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After her mother is killed by an explosion that also destroys her Vietnam village, four-year-old Kim is alone and afraid. Eventually, she is rescued by soldiers who bring her to an orphanage.Surrounded by the love of the couple who run the orphanage, the companionship of the children who live there, and her mother's promise, “I will always be with you,” Kim finds the strength and courage to survive.This picture book for older readers, based on a true story from the Vietnam War, portrays the hope that exists in even the most desperate situations. Poignant illustrations capture the perseverance of the human spirit and the power of kindness.
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full_title always with you
author vander zee ruth
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lastUpdate 2018-02-03 05:03:29AM

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display_description Orphaned at the age of four when her village in Viet Nam is bombed, Kim is rescued by soldiers and raised in an orphanage, always finding comfort in her mothers last words--"Don't be afraid. I will always be with you."
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subject_facet Vietnam -- History -- 1945-1975 -- Fiction, Vietnam -- History -- 1945-1975 -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Always with you
title_full Always with you / written by Ruth Vander Zee ; illustrated by Ronald Himler
title_short Always with you