Dia’s Story Cloth

Bibliographic Information: Cha, Dia. Dia’s Story Cloth : The Hmong People’s Journey of Freedom. N.p.: Lee & Low Bks, 1996.

Brief Annotation: This book is consisted with pictures of the Hmong story cloth made by the Hmong about their culture, history, and their way of living life.

Genre: Non-Fiction

Grade Level: 4-6

Readers who will like this: Children who likes to learn about other cultures.

Rating/ Response: 4 – The text in this book is a little lengthy but it allows the audience to get a little taste of who the Hmong people are and where they came from.

One question you would ask before a read aloud: How do you tell stories? By drawing? Orally?

Reading Strategy: Making Connections

Rationale for Strategy: Students can show their peers how they or their family tell stories. Many cultures have different techniques of telling stories and maybe share one of their personal favorites.

Posted by: Lisa Lor

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