Children of the River

Children of the River

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Author(s): Crew, Linda
Lexile® Measure: 700
Page Length: 224 pgs
Copyright: 1991
Weight: 0.25 lbs.
Item Code: 203164
ISBN: 9780440210221
ISBN-10: 0440210224

This book is great for grade 7 and up.

Sundara fled Cambodia with her aunt's family to escape the Khmer Rouge army when she was thirteen, leaving behind her parents, her brother and sister, and the boy she had loved since she was a child.

Now, four years later, she struggles to fit in at her Oregon high school and to be a good Cambodian girl at home. A good Cambodian girl never dates; she waits for her family to arrange her marriage to a Cambodian boy. Yet Sundara and Jonathan, an extraordinary American boy, are powerfully drawn to each other. Haunted by grief for her lost family and for the life left behind, Sundara longs to be with him. At the same time she wonders, Are her hopes for happiness and new life in America disloyal to her past and her people?

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