CHU JU'S HOUSE
New York : HarperCollins,
IL 5-8, RL 5.8
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a girl is born to Chu Ju's family, it is decided that the baby must be
sent away. The Chinese government allows a family only two children, and
Chinese tradition favors a son. Chu Ju, cannot bear to see the little
sister she has grown to love, sent away and sold like a bag of rice.
In order to save her sister, Chu Ju decides she will leave home and never
return. Her travels take her far and she has many jobs from cleaning
fish to caring for silk worms. When Chu Ju comes to Han Naís
house has she found a home at last? Will she ever see her little
sister Hua again? Read Chu Juís house and share in her journey.
(New Hampshire Great
Stone Face committee, 2005-2006)
China History 1976- -- Fiction.
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Sex role -- Fiction.
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