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The surprising power of a good dumpling

Author: Wai Chim
Publisher: Crows Nest, NSW : Allen & Unwin, 2019. ©2019.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anna Chiu has her hands pretty full looking after her brother and sister and helping out at her dad's restaurant, all while her mum stays in bed. Dad's new delivery boy, Rory, is a welcome distraction and even though she knows that things aren't right at home, she's starting to feel like she could just be a normal teen. But when Mum finally gets out of bed, things go from bad to worse. And as Mum's condition  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wai Chim
ISBN: 9781760631581 1760631582
OCLC Number: 1112676012
Awards: Long-listed for Best Young Adult Novel 2020 (Australia)
Target Audience: Adolescent (12+).
Description: 400 pages ; 20 cm.
Responsibility: by Wai Chim.

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Anna Chiu has her hands pretty full looking after her brother and sister and helping out at her dad's restaurant, all while her mum stays in bed. Dad's new delivery boy, Rory, is a welcome distraction and even though she knows that things aren't right at home, she's starting to feel like she could just be a normal teen. But when Mum finally gets out of bed, things go from bad to worse. And as Mum's condition worsens, Anna and her family question everything they understand about themselves and each other. A nourishing tale about the crevices of culture, mental wellness and family, and the surprising power of a good dumpling.

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