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Shanghai Messenger by Andrea Cheng, illustrated by Ed Young [in AsianWeek]

Shanghai MessengerAs eleven-year-old Xiao Mei’s is about to embark on a trip to Shanghai to visit extended family, her beloved grandmother tells her, “You are my messenger. Look everything. Remember.” As a Chinese American hapa, Xiao Mei reluctantly arrives alone in China, but she heads home filled with lovely memories and heartfelt messages.

Review: “New and Notable Books,” AsianWeek, September 29, 2005

Readers: Children

Published: 2005


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