A captivating and inspirational account of a little girl forced to leave her country after losing her father and home during the Vietnam War. Kim Nga Nguyen narrates this story through the eyes of her eight year-old self when she lived in Phan Thiet, Vietnam, near Saigon. This book started as a diary for Kim to pass down to her children and is now a book that many children can relate to. America is now Kim?s home. She enjoys a fulfilling life with her family in Cave Junction, Oregon.