Schuster Books For Young Readers
by Amy June Bates
Simon & Schuster...
young orphaned girl in modern-day China discovers the meaning of family in
this inspiring story told in verse.
Kara never met her birth mother. Abandoned as an infant, she was taken in
by an American woman living in China. Now eleven, Kara spends most of her
time in their apartment, wondering why she and Mama cannot leave the city
of Tianjin and go live with Daddy in Montana. Mama tells Kara to be
content with what she has…but what if Kara secretly wants more?
Told in lyrical, moving verse, Red Butterfly is the story of a girl
learning to trust her own voice, discovering that love and family are
limitless, and finding the wings she needs to reach new heights.
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