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The best we could do : an illustrated memoir

Bui, Thi, author, artist.

New York : Abrams Comicarts, 2017.

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.

Lexile: GN 600L

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1 copy available at Paideia School

ISBN:

978-1-41971877-9

ISBN:

978-1-41971877-9

LC Call No:

E184.V53 B85 2017

Dewey Class No:

973/.049592

Author:

Bui, Thi, author, artist.

Title:

The best we could do : an illustrated memoir / Thi Bui.

Physical:

327 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.

ContentType:

text rdacontent.

ContentType:

still image rdacontent.

MediaType:

unmediated rdamedia.

CarrierType:

volume rdacarrier.

Notes:

Chiefly illustrations.

Summary:

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.

Target Audience:

GN 600 Lexile.

Target Audience:

GN600L Lexile.

Target Audience:

Decoding demand: 96 (very high) Semantic demand: 100 (very high) Syntactic demand: 82 (very high) Structure demand: 89 (very high) Lexile.

Subject:

Bui, Thi--Comic books, strips, etc.

Subject:

Vietnamese Americans--Biography--Comic books, strips, etc.

Subject:

Refugees--United States--Biography--Comic books, strips, etc.

Subject:

Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Personal narratives, Vietnamese--Comic books, strips, etc.

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020 ISBN   $a ISBN  978-1-41971877-9
020 ISBN   $a ISBN  978-1-41971877-9
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    $b Language of cataloging  eng
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    $d Modifying agency  SKYRV
049   $a   JRSA
050 LC Call No 14  $a Classification number  E184.V53
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082 Dewey Class No 04  $a Classification number  973/.049592
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100 ME:PersonalName 1   $a Personal name  Bui, Thi,
    $e Relator term  author,
    $e Relator term  artist.
245 Title 14  $a Title  The best we could do :
    $b Remainder of title  an illustrated memoir /
    $c Statement of responsibility  Thi Bui.
264 ProductnNotice $a Place of prod/dist/manuf.  New York :
    $b Name of prod./pub./dist./man.  Abrams Comicarts,
    $c Date of prod/dist/manuf/copyrt  2017.
300 Physical Desc   $a Extent  327 pages :
    $b Other physical details  illustrations (chiefly color) ;
    $c Dimensions  24 cm.
336 ContentType   $a Content type term  text
    $2 Source  rdacontent.
336 ContentType   $a Content type term  still image
    $2 Source  rdacontent.
337 MediaType   $a Media type term  unmediated
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338 CarrierType   $a Carrier type term  volume
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380 FormOfWork   $a Form of work  Comic or graphic novel.
500 General Note   $a General note  Chiefly illustrations.
520 Summary   $a Summary, etc. note  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.
521 Target Audience 8   $a Target audience note  GN 600
    $b Source  Lexile.
521 Target Audience 8   $a Target audience note  GN600L
    $b Source  Lexile.
521 Target Audience 3   $a Target audience note  Decoding demand: 96 (very high)
    $a Target audience note  Semantic demand: 100 (very high)
    $a Target audience note  Syntactic demand: 82 (very high)
    $a Target audience note  Structure demand: 89 (very high)
    $b Source  Lexile.
600 Subj:Name 10  $a Personal name  Bui, Thi
    $v Form subdivision  Comic books, strips, etc.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Vietnamese Americans
    $v Form subdivision  Biography
    $v Form subdivision  Comic books, strips, etc.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Refugees
    $z Geographic subdivision  United States
    $v Form subdivision  Biography
    $v Form subdivision  Comic books, strips, etc.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Vietnam War, 1961-1975
    $v Form subdivision  Personal narratives, Vietnamese
    $v Form subdivision  Comic books, strips, etc.
655 IT:Genre $a Genre/form data or focus term  Graphic novels.
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852 Holdings   $a Location  PS
    $h Classification part  B Bui
    $p Barcode  25863
    $9 Cost  26.99

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