In "The Stone Goddess," award-winning author Minfong Ho tells the story of Sophy's struggles during the 1980s Communist takeover of Cambodia. When Sophy and her older siblings are ripped away from their family by the cruel Khmer Rouge and sent to work in a children's labor camp, Sophy bears witness to innumerable tragedies, paying too dear a price. After the Vietnamese army liberates Cambodia, Sophy returns to her mother's village, where they decide to seek refuge in America. Upon arriving in America, Sophy struggles to adjust to life in a completely new and different society, but she is caught up in the memories of all that she left behind.
Nakri, a young Cambodian girl, experiences the takeover of her city by the Communist Khmer Rouge.