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Young Vo's "Gibberish": a picture book about immigrants' struggles

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Baltimore-based artist and debut author Young Vo wrote and illustrated this universal tale of a young immigrant struggling to understand the language of his new adopted country. (Cover art © Young Vo/Levine Querido Publishers.)

Tom's next guest is Young Vo, a Baltimore-based artist, animator, and illustrator whose new children's picture book, Gibberish, has just been published by Levine Querido.

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Young Vo is a Baltimore-based animator, author and illustrator who came to the United States as a young refugee from Vietnam. (courtesy photo)

Vo's debut story of a young Asian immigrant who struggles to understand the language of his newly adopted home country mirrors Vo's own experience after coming to the United States as a young refugee from Vietnam.

Young Vo joins us on Zoom from Baltimore.

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