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Children of the River (Paperback) (Linda Crew)

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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?
Having fled Cambodia four years earlier to escape the Khmer Rouge army, seventeen-year-old Sundara is torn between remaining faithful to her own people and adjusting to life in her Oregon high school as a "regular" American
Number of Pages: 213
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Social Issues / Emigration + Immigration
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
Age Range: Teen
Author: Linda Crew
Language: English
Street Date: September 1, 1991
TCIN: 12716051
UPC: 9780440210221
Item Number (DPCI): 248-49-0045
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