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By Ji-li Jiang

This available autobiography is the genuine tale of 1 girl's selection to carry her kinfolk jointly in the course of essentially the most terrifying eras of the 20 th century.

It's 1966, and twelve-year-old Ji-li Jiang has every thing a woman may perhaps wish: brains, buddies, and a vivid destiny in Communist China. yet it's additionally the yr that China's chief, Mao Ze-dong, launches the Cultural Revolution-and Ji-li's global starts to disintegrate. Over the following couple of years, those who have been as soon as her acquaintances and buddies activate her and her relatives, forcing them to stay in consistent terror of arrest. while Ji-li's father is ultimately imprisoned, she faces the main tricky problem of her life.

A own and painful memoir-a page-turner in addition to very good fabric for social reviews curricula-Red shawl Girl additionally contains a thorough word list and pronunciation advisor.

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