Throwaway Daughter

Throwaway Daughter

Ting-Xing Ye, William Bell


A dramatic and relocating YA novel via Ting-xing Ye, the the world over acclaimed writer of A Leaf within the sour Wind, operating along with her husband, William Bell, writer of the award-winning novels for teens Forbidden City, Zack, and Stones.

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Throwaway Daughter tells the dramatic and relocating tale of Grace Dong-mei Parker, a customary Canadian teen till the day she witnesses the Tiananmen bloodbath on tv. Horrified, she units out to discover her chinese language ancestry, in basic terms to find that she used to be one of many hundreds of thousands of baby ladies deserted in China because the creation of the one-child coverage, strictly enforced by way of the Communist govt. yet Grace used to be one of many fortunate ones, followed as a toddler by means of a loving Canadian couple.

With the encouragement of her adoptive mom and dad, she reports chinese language and travels again to China looking for her start mom. She manages to find the village the place she used to be born, yet in the beginning not anyone is prepared to assist her. in spite of the fact that, Grace by no means offers up and, eventually, she is reunited along with her start mom, gaining knowledge of via this emotional bond the reality of what occurred to her nearly 20 years before.

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