When her extreme shyness makes her unable to speak at her new American school, twelve-year-old Jinna, newly arrived from China, retreats into her own fairy tale world.
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Dori Jones Yang has written a variety of books, fiction and nonfiction, for children and adults. She grew up in Ohio, studied Mandarin Chinese in Singapore, and worked many years as a foreign correspondent in Hong Kong, covering China. Her first children’s book, The Secret Voice of Gina Zhang, won two awards and was reprinted in 2011.
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Book Description Pleasant Company Publications, 2000. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P111584852046