Girl in Translation is a wonderful coming of age story about a young girl coming to America to carve a place for both herself and her mother. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Carole P. Roman
This is a wonderful read. It is an honest accurate and poignant story. There are no long winded descriptions of people, places or situations, yet in the simple telling of the... Read morePublished 7 months ago by deirdre owens
Straightforward narrative of one family's unbelievably difficult experience as immigrants in New York. Read morePublished 7 months ago by AMcG
Found this book very readable and it gave a fascinating insight into the underground world of child labour. I was terribly disappointed by the ending, hence only 4 stars.Published 9 months ago by RedYellowBlue
A book about a young girl experiencing the pull between two different cultures is very dear to my heart and whilst I should be shocked at what Kimberley and her mother had to go... Read morePublished 21 months ago by loveisastateofmind
Fantastic story of determination and grit, a must read!
I highly recommend and would get my children to read it too!
I loved this book. I couldn't put it down, it was so easy to read. I found it fascinating and very thought provoking.Published on 5 May 2013 by Ilana
i have no Chinese cconnections but this is a great read for all. Great insight into the early rag trade in Brooklyn. Amazing characters! Well done Jean Kwok! Read morePublished on 18 April 2013 by nuala c
Very intereting read of the trials and tribulations of a young immigrant girl and her mother, coming from Hong Kong to the USA, living in abject penury caused by the selfish... Read morePublished on 12 Jun. 2012 by Benioni