“Students Send New Year’s Greeting to Cambodian American Neighbors”

Curious City
Portland, Maine


This weekend, Cambodians Americans in Maine and Cambodians around the world, celebrate the New Year.   In celebration of that holiday, third and forth graders from Canal School in Westbrook, Maine joined Peaks Island, Maine author/illustrator Anne Sibley O’Brien to listen to a reading from O’Brien’s book about Cambodians Americans, A Path of Stars.  Together they created greeting cards with “Happy New Year” written in Khmer, the language of Cambodia, and hand-drawn lotus blossoms for the Buddhist temple in Buxton, Maine.

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