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

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

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In 1977, when Zhongmei Lei was eleven years old, she learned that the prestigious Beijing Dance Academy was having open auditions. She'd already taken dance lessons, but everyone said a poor country girl would never get into the academy, especially without any connections in the Communist Party of the 1970s. But Zhongmei, whose name means Faithful Plum, persisted, even going on a hunger strike, until her parents agreed to allow her to go. She traveled for three  … (more)

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Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers (September 13, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 176 pages

File size: 4.2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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