Age Group: 4-7
The story begins in China at the turn of the 20th century and follows the life of a servant girl who longs to bring her mother and brother to join her in the New World. The exquisite and highly authentic illustrations were meticulously researched by Grace Lin.
Finalist for the Mr. Christie’s Book Award 2002
“Grace Lin’s illustrations range from expressive portraits that poignantly capture the characters’ melancholy and tumultuous emotions to action-packed scenes that evoke the dangerous beauty of the sea in Van Gogh-like swirls of textured brushstrokes.” Quill and Quire