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The Land I Lost by Huynh Quang Nhuong
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it was ok
bookshelves: homeschool

UGH! If you don't mind killing of some human or some animal throughout the whole boo, even though culturally correct, go ahead and read this book. We read this book as a part of Eastern Hemisphere history. The setting is Vietnam during the war. If you can get past the gore of this book, it tells the story of of a young mans encounter with many animals in his hamlet. We see a little bit of the culture and their beliefs and superstitions.
The book is listed as ages 7 - 10. Maybe the reading LEVEL is that, but, I'm not sure I would read this to a 7 year old due to content. Daughter was 11 at the time.
Please read other reviews for spoilers. I won't list them here.
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Reading Progress

January 14, 2015 – Started Reading
January 14, 2015 – Shelved
January 14, 2015 – Shelved as: homeschool
January 15, 2015 –
page 30
20.83%
January 15, 2015 –
page 30
20.83% "UGH, very graphic for a book geared towards ages 7-10."
January 22, 2015 – Finished Reading

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