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Red Thread Sisters

Title

Red Thread Sisters

Publisher

Viking

Pages

236 pages

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9780670013869

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Adoption; interracial adoption; international adoption

Annotation

This novel, by Carol Antoinette Peacock, offers a "story of friendship, family, and love. Wen has spent the first eleven years of her life at an orphanage in rural China . . . [with] her best friend, Shu Ling. When Wen is adopted by an American couple, she struggles . . . knowing that Shu Ling remains back at the orphanage, alone. Wen knows that her best friend deserves a family and a future, too. But finding a home for Shu Ling isn't easy, and time is running out."

Grade Level

6-8

Family Formation

adoption

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese / White

Awards

South Carolina Children's Book Award; Nominee South Carolina

Keywords

Chinese Americans; family life; friendship

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Red Thread Sisters

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