When you do a good deed, it will come back to you. Mai loves feeding the caged birds near the Buddhist temple but dreams that one day she’ll see them fly free. Then she meets Thu and shares the joy of feeding the birds with her. This sets a chain of good deeds in motion that radiates throughout her village and beyond.
Set in Vietnam, Roseanne Thong’s inspiring story is elegantly illustrated with watercolor on wood by Eujin Kim Neilan.Includes author’s note explaining the Buddhist concepts of karma and samsara, or the wheel of life.
"A solid choice for multicultural units, this also demonstrates the value of kindness." — Booklist