Tag: children and war

American Immigration Council

The American Immigration Council blog, “Teaching Immigration”  includes a review of The Good Braider.  The review offers a link to a lesson plan for educators teaching  about the immigration and refugee experience.  Here it is:  A Land of Refuge or Refusal? Perspectives on the Refugee Experience in the United […]

“The Past”

I first read Ha Jin’s poem, “The Past” as part of the PBS series, Lost Childhoods about children who have survived war.  I’ve referred to the poem in my own mind to myself and to readers of The Good  Braider about the idea of not only surviving, but […]