The Year Of The Three Sisters: A Real-world Survival Guide by Andrea ChengThe Year Of The Three Sisters: A Real-world Survival Guide by Andrea Cheng

The Year Of The Three Sisters: A Real-world Survival Guide

byAndrea ChengIllustratorPatrice Barton

Paperback | March 8, 2016

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Astute Anna discovers that sisterhood really can cross continents and cultures in this heartwarming fourth book in the Anna Wang series.It's summer time and twelve-year old Anna Wang is writing letters and exchanging English for Chinese lessons with her pen pal Fan in China. When Anna and her friend Andee decide to invite Fan to stay as an exchange student in Cincinnati, Fan responds in an unexpected way. Through this experience, Anna learns more about family values in today's Chinese culture.

In the fourth chapter book sequel to The Year of the Book, The Year of the Baby, and The Year of the Fortune Cookie, Anna grows her understanding of how to overcome conflict with communication in order to build enduring friendships. With lively and warm illustrations by Patrice Barton throughout.
Andrea Cheng is the author of several children's books, including the acclaimed middle-grade Anna Wang series critics call gentle," "accessible," and "just right." Though she passed away in 2015, her books will continue to inspire readers. Visit her website atandreacheng.com . "
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Title:The Year Of The Three Sisters: A Real-world Survival GuideFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 7.63 × 5.13 × 0.46 inPublished:March 8, 2016Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0544668499

ISBN - 13:9780544668492

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The threesome's friendship feels genuinely complicated and endearing, with communication mishaps, cultural differences, and unmet, early teen expectations? This unique sisterhood beats with a gentle heart." -Kirkus "The story focuses on conflicting emotions, cultural differences, and evolving friendships? Strong writing and fully developed characters resonate emotionally and introduce Western readers to the plight of Chinese migrant workers." -Booklist "