Chinese Cinderella And the Secret Dragon Society (Paperback)
|Author: Adeline Yen Mah|
|Set during World War II, a young Chinese girl made homeless by her evil stepmother begins a new life as a martial-artist and spy, joining the Chinese resistance movement to work against the occupying Japanese and free her people from their vicious reign. Reprint. *Author: Mah, Adeline Yen *Publication Date: 2006/12/01 *Number of Pages: 256 *Binding Type: Paperback *Grade Level: 7-9 *Language: English *Depth: 0.75 *Width: 5.25 *Height: 7.50|
From the Publisher:
After enduring abuse at the hands of her cruel stepmother, Chinese Cinderella (CC) seeks refuge at a martial-arts school and joins a secret dragon society.
Under the guidance of Grandma Wu, CC is introduced to the exciting world of espionage as a part of the Chinese Resistance movement. And when CC and her new comrades take on a daring mission to rescue a crew of WWII American airmen, they prove that true bravery knows no age barrier.
"This gripping tale...meshes action and suspense with Eastern philosophy to create a provocative and educational read. CC emerges as a noble, compassionate heroine...." 01/24/05