Jana Laiz

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Weeping Under This Same Moon

By: Jana Laiz
Age Level: Young Adult

Based on a true story, Weeping Under This Same Moon alternates between the different perspectives of Hannah, an American teen who feels herself at odds with her family and the world, and Mei, a young artist of Chinese origin forced to flee ethnic and political persecution in Vietnam. Hannah, passionate about saving the whales and the environment, turns her energy to helping refugees after learning about the plight of the "Boat People." Their stories come together as Hannah and Mei become friends and help each other heal and hope.