By Ting-Xing Ye, William Bell
A dramatic and relocating YA novel through Ting-xing Ye, the across the world acclaimed writer of A Leaf within the sour Wind, operating along with her husband, William Bell, writer of the award-winning novels for teenagers Forbidden City, Zack, and Stones.
Throwaway Daughter tells the dramatic and relocating tale of Grace Dong-mei Parker, a customary Canadian youngster till the day she witnesses the Tiananmen bloodbath on tv. Horrified, she units out to discover her chinese language ancestry, in simple terms to find that she used to be one of many hundreds of thousands of toddler women deserted in China because the creation of the one-child coverage, strictly enforced through the Communist govt. yet Grace was once one of many fortunate ones, followed as a child by means of a loving Canadian couple.
With the encouragement of her adoptive mom and dad, she experiences chinese language and travels again to China looking for her delivery mom. She manages to find the village the place she used to be born, yet initially not anyone is prepared to assist her. in spite of the fact that, Grace by no means offers up and, eventually, she is reunited along with her delivery mom, researching via this emotional bond the reality of what occurred to her virtually 20 years before.
From the exchange Paperback edition.