ALL THE WONDERS of A Different Pond

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This month we’re celebrating A DIFFERENT POND, a picture book biography from acclaimed poet Bao Phi and graphic memoirist Thi Bui about Bao’s life as a child and an unforgettable fishing trip he goes on with his father one morning.

Layers of Visual Narrative

CLICK HERE to sneak a peek inside A DIFFERENT POND and discover how it can help boost young readers’ understanding of visual narrative literacy.

Author Interview

Bao Phi, author of A DIFFERENT POND, talks about expressing gratitude, a generation working hard invisibly, and being thankful for having distance from childhood attitudes. CLICK HERE to listen.

Create Your Own Reflection Paintings

CLICK HERE for instructions on how you and your readers can create your own Sky/Pond reflection paintings.

The Need for More Asian American Children’s Books

Author Bio Phi discusses the lack of biographic picture books about Asian and Asian American historical figures and who he’d love to see acknowledged. CLICK HERE to have a read.

Reader’s Guide

CLICK HERE to view the official Reader’s Guide for A DIFFERENT POND, complete with tips and suggestions for reading a quieter book.

Book Trailer

Click on the video above to watch the book trailer for A DIFFERENT POND.