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A Girl Named Faithful Plum: The True Story of a Dancer from China and How She Achieved Her Dream

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 11, 2012

    Great Read

    This was an amazing true story of one girls determination and struggles. An excellant book for all ages. I could not put this book down. I can not believe how many struggles she went through yet she still practiced and practiced. It is so mean they called her a "Country Bumpkin" but here she is now as one of the best dancers of China. I could not put this book down and I highly reccomend it for anybody.

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  • Posted January 16, 2012

    Amazing story!

    This is truly an amazing story about an 11-year-old girl in China overcoming seemingly insurmountable obstacles to become a famous dancer. I was not able to put it down till the end. Besides the riveting personal story, one also learns about life life in China and the stringent training methods used in this residential ballet school.
    A page turner for any age reader!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 17, 2013

    Best bio ever

    This is the best bigraphy i have ever read!!!! Zhongmei is so interseting, and reading her storie shows kids how grateful the areto be able to go to not so strict school.... i share her passion for dancing ( and her birthday) and i really can relate to this story, d this girl. Thanks Robert Berstein for this wonderful book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2013

    OMG

    The first chapter was incredible! At first i thouht that the book would be all-in-all Chinese. But its awesome

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 17, 2012

    Crystalfrost to auther

    Awesome!!!

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