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Cultural Diversity/Asian American Interest : By Author : b


Books

Forbidden City

By: William Bell

Seventeen-year-old Alex Jackson comes home from school to find that his father, a CBC news cameraman, wants to take him to China's capital, Beijing.  Once there, Alex finds himself on his own...

A Girl Named Faithful Plum

By: Richard Bernstein

In 1977, when Zhongmei Lei was eleven years old, she learned that the prestigious Beijing Dance Academy was having open auditions. She'd already taken dance lessons, but everyone said a poor country girl...



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A Girl Named Faithful Plum

By: Richard Bernstein

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A story about following your dreams and beating the odds, this fascinating account of one girl’s struggle to go from the remote farmlands of China to the world’s stages will...