The Surprising Power Of A Good Dumpling

November 10, 2020|
The Surprising Power Of A Good Dumpling by Wai Chim
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An authentic novel about growing up in an Asian immigrant family with a mother who is suffering from a debilitating mental illness.

Anna Chiu has her hands full. When she''s not looking after her brother and sister or helping out at her father''s restaurant, she''s taking care of her mother, whose debilitating mental illness keeps her in bed most days. Her father''s new delivery boy, Rory, is a welcome distraction and even though she knows that things aren''t right at home, she''s starting to feel like she could be a normal teen.But when her mother finally gets out of bed, things go from bad to worse. And as her mother''s condition worsens, Anna and her family question everything they understand about themselves and each other.The Surprising Power of a Good Dumpling is a heart-wrenching, true-to-life exploration through the often neglected crevices of culture, mental illness, and family. Its strong themes are balanced by a beautiful romance making it a feel-good, yet important read.
Title:The Surprising Power Of A Good DumplingFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:336 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 0.98 inShipping dimensions:336 pages, 9.41 X 7.24 X 0.98 inPublished:10 novembre 2020Publisher:Scholastic Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1338656112

ISBN - 13:9781338656114

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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