A school is a place where children can learn to appreciate cultural diversity. In Where Memories Never Sleep, J. S. Riamliw’s new book, Peem comes with his parents from Thailand to attend third grade in America. He has a difficult time adjusting to a new environment. But a small writing project that he has to work on with Ryker, an American classmate in Mrs. Daffodils’s class, changes things. Unforgettable friendship and cultural appreciation take place between the two school boys.