An ALA Best Book for Young Adults and a Publishers Weekly Best Book, Chinese Cinderella is the story of author Adeline Yen Mah’s childhood. Adeline is just three days old when her mother dies. She is blamed for the death and considered bad luck. For years, she tries to please her family, wanting only acceptance and love, but often facing rejection. Finally, after discovering literature, she is given the chance to succeed.
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One of the best Audiable books I have purchased. My boom club really enjoyed discussing the courage this girl showed
That she never gave up trying under terribly cruel situations.
It made me feel stronger and realize how fortunate I am. It made cry.
A great book for an English teacher at high school level to teach from. A must read for schools not sure
I didn't see anything to tell me this was for children, but it must be. The narration is like reading to a 3 year old and the story is nothing new.
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