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Gilson, Jamie
New York : Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1985.
IL 3-6
ISBN 0671741047
Harvey Trumble is looking forward to the arrival of the Nguyen family. Harvey's church is sponsoring the family but their apartment is not ready yet. Until it is, they will stay with Harvey's family. Harvey can't wait to meet 12 year old Tuan. He and Harvey will be in the same class. Harvey want to Americanize Tuan and have him as a friend. Other boys in the class make fun of Tuan and try to get Harvey to dump him. In the end, Harvey and Tuan learn what it is to be true to yourself and your beliefs.
SUBJECTS:     Vietnamese Americans -- Fiction
                        Americanization -- Fiction


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