This available autobiography is the genuine tale of 1 girl's selection to carry her kin jointly in the course of the most terrifying eras of the 20th century.
It's 1966, and twelve-year-old Ji-li Jiang has every little thing a woman may perhaps wish: brains, pals, and a brilliant destiny in Communist China. yet it is also the yr that China's chief, Mao Ze-dong, launches the Cultural Revolution—and Ji-li's global starts to crumble. Over the following few years, those who have been as soon as her associates and associates activate her and her relatives, forcing them to reside in consistent terror of arrest. while Ji-li's father is ultimately imprisoned, she faces the main tough issue of her life.
A own and painful memoir—a page-turner in addition to very good fabric for social reports curricula—Red shawl Girl additionally encompasses a thorough thesaurus and pronunciation guide.
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