Lee & Low Books
novel in verse
A free-verse novel about eleven-year-old Xiao Mei's visit with her extended family in China, where the Chinese-American girl finds many differences but also the similarities that bind a family together.
Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Interracial; Biracial; Bicultural; biracial child; mixed races; interracial marriage; bicultural child
mother and father
Asian Pacific American Award for Literature, 2004, Text
voyages and travels; family life; homesickness; extended family; heritage
Cheng, Andrea, "Shanghai Messenger" (2005). DIVerse Families. 526.