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Inside Out and Back Again

(2011)
A novel by

 
 
Awards
Newbery Medal Best Novel (nominee)
No one would believe me but at times I would choose wartime in Saigon over peacetime in Alabama.

For all the ten years of her life, HÀ has only known Saigon: the thrills of its markets, the joy of its traditions, the warmth of her friends close by . . . and the beauty of her very own papaya tree.

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, the strange shape of its landscape . . . and the strength of her very own family.

This is the moving story of one girl's year of change, dreams, grief, and healing as she journeys from one country to another, one life to the next.


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January 2019 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Inside Out and Back Again
Author(s): Thanhha Lai
ISBN: 1-4328-5991-9 / 978-1-4328-5991-6 (USA edition)
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October 2017 : USA Hardback
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Title: Inside Out and Back Again: A Harper Classic
Author(s): Thanhha Lai
ISBN: 0-06-257402-7 / 978-0-06-257402-2 (USA edition)
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January 2013 : USA Library Binding

Title: Inside Out & Back Again
Author(s): Thanhha Lai
ISBN: 1-61383-970-7 / 978-1-61383-970-6 (USA edition)
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January 2013 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Inside Out And Back Again (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Thanhha Lai
ISBN: 0-606-27126-0 / 978-0-606-27126-4 (USA edition)
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February 2011 : USA Hardback
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Title: Inside Out and Back Again
Author(s): Thanhha Lai
ISBN: 0-06-196278-3 / 978-0-06-196278-3 (USA edition)
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Paperback Editions

January 2013 : USA Paperback
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Title: Inside Out and Back Again
Author(s): Thanhha Lai
ISBN: 0-06-196279-1 / 978-0-06-196279-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: HarperCollins
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August 2015 : USA MP3 CD
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Title: Inside Out and Back Again
Author(s): Thanhha Lai
ISBN: 1-5012-6005-7 / 978-1-5012-6005-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Recorded Books on Brilliance Audio
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January 2012 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Inside Out and Back Again
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January 2012 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Inside Out and Back Again
Author(s): Thanhha Lai
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February 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Inside Out and Back Again
Author(s): Thanhha Lai
Publisher: HarperCollins
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