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The Lace Dowry by Andrea Cheng [in AsianWeek]

Lace DowryAsian American-by-marriage, Andrea Cheng explores her Hungarian roots in this poignant story about 12-year-old Juli, whose mother decides Juli must have a most magnificent lace tablecloth as her marriage dowry. Juli, who befriends the daughter in the lace-making family, will stop at nothing to try and help her new friend from losing her sight from eye strain.

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

Readers: Middle Grade

Published: 2005


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