Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution

Red Scarf Girl: A Memoir of the Cultural Revolution


This obtainable autobiography is the real tale of 1 girl's selection to carry her relatives jointly in the course of the most terrifying eras of the 20th century.

It's 1966, and twelve-year-old Ji-li Jiang has every thing a lady may wish: brains, neighbors, and a brilliant destiny in Communist China. yet it is also the yr that China's chief, Mao Ze-dong, launches the Cultural Revolution—and Ji-li's global starts off to crumble. Over the following couple of years, those who have been as soon as her neighbors and pals activate her and her kinfolk, forcing them to reside in consistent terror of arrest. whilst Ji-li's father is eventually imprisoned, she faces the main tricky quandary of her life.

A own and painful memoir—a page-turner in addition to first-class fabric for social stories curricula—Red shawl Girl additionally features a thorough word list and pronunciation guide.

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