Silk Umbrellas

Author(s): Carolyn Marsden

Young Adult Fiction

Eleven-year-old Noi is learning to paint like her grandmother. She and her older sister, Ting, spend many rapt hours in the jungle watching as Kun Ya paints delicate silk umbrellas to sell at the market. But one day Kun Ma and Kun Pa announce that Ting must start working at a local radio factory to help support the family. As the days and weeks pass, Noi anxiously sees her own fate reflected in her sister


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"This gentle story opens a door to a new world, a very real world that few of us know."

General Fields

  • : 9780763633769
  • : 9010000000000011580
  • : 9010000000000011580
  • : August 2007
  • : 193mm X 134mm X 10mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Carolyn Marsden
  • : Paperback / softback
  • : 144