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THE YEAR OF ZERO

THE YEAR OF ZERO

  • “An engaging, open memoir of one child’s wartime experiences.” —Kirkus Reviews
  • The 2019 Book Chosen by Bunker Hill Community College
SENG TY

SENG TY

SENG TY was born in the Kampong Speu province of Cambodia, the son of a respected physician who taught him to value life, aspire to humility, and seek the good in people. He was thirteen when he made his way alone to a refugee camp in Thailand in 1981. His story was featured in TIME Magazine’s article “Children of War”, and was read by an American family in Amherst, Massachusetts, who adopted him a year later. Now he is a citizen of the United States, a husband, a father and an educator in the Lowell, MA School System.

SPEAKING

Speaking at The Sharing Foundation Community Event in Concord, Massachusetts

Speaking to honors students reading The Years of Zero

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Middle school students reading The Years of Zero as part of their unit on memoir

Seng Ty- Speaking engagement to students in history class

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Speaking to student leaders at Bunker Hill Community College

Seng Ty- Speaking and Q&A to all 8th Graders read The Year of zero

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One Book Program at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston, Massachusetts A Conversation with Seng Ty , Educator and Author of The Years of zero

The One Book program engages our college community in a dialogue about a common text that addresses a current issue. Students, faculty and staff share the experience of reading a text and examining its effects upon our community. Faculty who incorporate the text into their curriculum receive copies for their students. Programming is provided throug ...