Tibet: Through the Red Box

Written by Peter Sís. Published by Farrar Straus & Giroux/Frances Foster.


His Czech father worked in Tibet in the 1950s, and Sis explores the personal and political implications of that experience, using "a fusion of truth, dreams, and memory." A 1999 Caldecott Honor Book.




Awards Won

Title Year
notable.jpg Notable Children's Books
Each year the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) identifies the best of the best of children's books on the Notable Children's Books list.
1999 - Selection(s)