This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Hang's Hut - Where Hang is born and raised in the slums of Hanoi. It is old, with a leaky metal roof that Hang's mother always promises to repair the roof, but it never happens. Hang hears many different sounds from this place, including the cripple's song and the vendors singing.
Hang's Neighborhood - Where Hang grew up. It is filled with street vendors, like her mother, are out from dawn until dusk selling their food items. The overwhelming aromas manage to overpower the stench of the sewers and filth.
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