The Best We Could Do

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Thi Bui., Thi Bui|AUTHOR., & Thi Bui|ILLUSTRATOR. (2017). The Best We Could Do . Abrams.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Thi Bui, Thi Bui|AUTHOR and Thi Bui|ILLUSTRATOR. 2017. The Best We Could Do. Abrams.

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Thi Bui, Thi Bui|AUTHOR and Thi Bui|ILLUSTRATOR. The Best We Could Do Abrams, 2017.

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Thi Bui, Thi Bui|AUTHOR, and Thi Bui|ILLUSTRATOR. The Best We Could Do Abrams, 2017.

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Full titlebest we could do
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At the heart of Bui's story is a universal struggle: While adjusting to life as a first-time mother, she ultimately discovers what it means to be a parent-the endless sacrifices, the unnoticed gestures, and the depths of unspoken love. Despite how impossible it seems to take on the simultaneous roles of both parent and child, Bui pushes through. With haunting, poetic writing and breathtaking art, she examines the strength of family, the importance of identity, and the meaning of home.
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