First Girl

Gloria Whelan

First Girl - Jacket

About the book

When another girl is born to Chu Ju's mother, it is quickly determined that the baby must be sent away. Chinese law states that a family may have only two children, and tradition dictates that every family should have a boy. Fourteen-year-old Chu Ju knows she cannot allow her sister to be sent to an orphanage and so she sets out in the middle of the night, vowing never to return.

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Frances Lincoln Children's Books

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Trade paperback (US)



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