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Grades 7 - 12Grades 5 - 10n/a5.7n/a
The daughter of a wealthy Hong Kong businessman describes her very difficult childhood and the psychological abuse she suffered at the hands of her stepmother.
Library Binding, 240 pages
Published on September 14, 2010 by Turtleback Books
ISBN-10: 0606330526
ISBN-13: 9780606330527
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  • EmmaWednesday, June 13, 2018 at 12:27 am
    This book is so good!
    • caitlynr
      caitlynrThursday, April 30, 2015 at 4:41 pm55 stars
      This story is about about Adeline Yen Mah who was living in a family who does not treat her nicely. When her mother gave birth to her, she was a very sick person. She died 2 weeks after giving birth. She was never forgiven by her family especially by her big sister. Adeline never felt like she belonged to the family. Adeline's Father got remarried to a young lady named Niang. Niang said “Adeline you don’t deserve any of those gifts!” then slapped her. Niang was meaner than her older sister. The one who made her feel at home was Aunt Baba she was the only one who knew so much about her and the one who really loved Adeline. She treated her like she was her own daughter.