Red Thread Sisters

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Viking, 2012 - Juvenile Fiction - 236 pages
21 Reviews
A poignant and compelling story of friendship, family, and love

Wen has spent the first eleven years of her life at an orphanage in rural China, and the only person she would call family is her best friend, Shu Ling. When Wen is adopted by an American couple, she struggles to adjust to every part of her new life: having access to all the food and clothes she could want, going to school, being someone's daughter. But the hardest part of all is knowing that Shu Ling remains back at the orphanage, alone. Wen knows that her best friend deserves a family and a future, too. But finding a home for Shu Ling isn't easy, and time is running out . . .

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User Review  - Kayli - Goodreads

I loved this book! I find there is so many books the are about fantasy, romance etc. but not many like this. I thought it was very intersecting to see what the experience to move to America and be ... Read full review

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User Review  - Catherine - Goodreads

This is a 4.5 star book. I really enjoyed the characters in the book. I liked seeing the thought process of Wen and felt the book was well researched. This book made me cry - but that is a good thing ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Carol Antoinette Peacock is the author of a number of picture books, including Mommy Far, Mommy Near and Pilgrim Cat. An adoptive mother of two daughters from China, she drew upon her own experiences to write Red Thread Sisters. Carol lives outside Boston, Massachusetts, where, besides being a writer, she's also a practicing psychologist.