I Dream of Popo

I Dream of Popo

I dream with Popo as she rocks me in her arms.
I wave at Popo before I board my flight.
I talk to Popo from across the sea.
I tell Popo about my adventures.

When a young girl and her family emigrate from Taiwan to America, she leaves behind her beloved popo, her grandmother. She misses her popo every day, but even if their visits are fleeting, their love is ever true and strong.

Title:I Dream of Popo
ISBN:9781250249319
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    I Dream of Popo Reviews

  • Livia Blackburne

    38 years ago, my Popo held me and smiled for a picture at my one month birthday party. For the next five years, she cooked me delicious dinners, took me for walks, and gave me plenty of hugs. Once, sh...

  • cossette

    this one also made me cry :( anyways my cousin's baby is going to be one spoiled kiddo 🤍 ...

  • Cindy

    Oh my, what a beautiful book. I am Taiwanese+American, and my family exists, like the one in the book, at the junction of Taiwan and the US. The little girl's experience at school felt intimately fami...

  • Elena L.

    When a girl and her family emigrate from Taiwan to San Diego, she leaves behind her beloved Popo, her grandmother. I DREAM OF POPO is an emotional rich picture book that celebrates a special connectio...

  • Joyce

    A sweet, tender account of a little girl and her popo--beautifully illustrated....

  • Hannah Lewczynski

    Oh my goodness this book... this book resonates with me because I, too, have a special love for my grandmother. The book is about a Chinese-American girl who comes to the United States at a young age ...

  • Kelsey

    Age: Preschool-2nd gradeIdentity, author and illustrator: Taiwanese AmericansImmigration: Taiwan to USAAn inseparable granddaughter and her Popo adapt to a new long-distance relationship across the se...

  • Michele Knott

    Beautiful story about immigration and the love between generations....

  • Celeste_pewter

    I haven't logged onto Goodreads in awhile, but did specifically to leave Livia a five-star review. This is a GORGEOUS book, and actually made me cry. What a gift to API books, and what a gift to that ...

  • Jennifer

    I don’t think I’ve ever felt more known by a book than this one. I bought this for my daughter, but it’s really for me. I related to it as a Taiwanese-American, who has lived in both countries. ...