Four-year-old Kim's mother utters these dying words on the day their village in Vietnam is bombed. Alone and afraid, Kim is left for dead. Eventually she is rescued by American soldiers, who bring her to an orphanage.
Surrounded by love of Ong and Ba Jones, the couple who run the orphanage, and the companionship of the many brothers and sisters who live there, Kim finds the strength and courage to survive. And with her mother's words echoing in her heart, Kim gradually learns to feel safe again.
Poignant illustrations capture the perseverance of the human spirit and the power of kindness that this book celebrates. Based on a true story from the Vietnam War, Always with You will help young readers discover the hope that exists in even in the most desperate situations.