The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir

Book Verdict

The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir

by Thi Bui

First Release:

May 2017

ISBN: 9781419718779

Bui documents the story of her family’s daring escape after the fall of South Vietnam in the 1970s, exploring the anguish of immigration. Black-and-white illustrations.

  • ISBN: 9781419718779
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: ComicArts
    Page Count: 336
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 5.4, Points: 7
    Lexile: Level: GN600L
    Awards & Honors: YALSA 2018 Best Graphic Novels for Teens
    2017 Goodreads Choice Award, Graphic Novels & Comics
    Shelf Awareness 2017 Best Books of the Year, Nonfiction Best Books of 2017, Comics & Graphic Novels
    Library Journal Best Books of 2017, Graphic Novels
    Los Angeles Public Library Best of 2017: Nonfiction
    NPR’s Book Concierge, 2017 Great Reads
    Genre: Nonfic
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