NAVIGATION: HOMEPAGE INTRODUCTION CONCERT FUN FACTS CONCLUSION SURVEY
NAME OF THE STORYTELLER:Diane Gambrel
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Adapted from the picture book The Caged Birds of Phnom Penh, written by Frederick Lipp and illustrated by Ronald Himler, with permission from the publisher, Holiday House.
Folk Tale, Historical Tale
ABSTRACT/SUMMARY OF THE STORY:
Ary is 8 years old and hopes for a better life. She and her family live in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The family is poor and so Ary works every day instead of going to school. Ary's plan is to make her wishes come true by setting a bird free. But the plan goes terribly wrong. Can she overcome her disappointment and make her wishes come true?
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