Red Thread Sisters
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."
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Interracial; adopted child; adoptive family; interracial/transracial adoption; international adoption; interracial family
Chinese / White
adoptive mother and father
Parents' Choice Award, 2012, Recommended, Fiction
Chinese Americans; family life; friendship; aging out of adoption; sisterly bond; one-child rule
Peacock, Caro Antoinette, "Red Thread Sisters" (2012). Diverse Families. 338.