The Red Thread by Grace Lin
An Adoption Fairy Tale

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A king and queen should be full of joy and contentment, but they both feel a strange pain that worsens every day. Then a peddler's magic spectacles reveal a red thread pulling at each of their hearts. The king and queen know they must follow the thread.
 

About Grace Lin

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Grace Lin grew up in New York. Her parents are Taiwanese immigrants to the United States. She graduated from the Rhode Island School of Design. She lives in Somerville, Massachusetts.Her book Where the Mountain Meets the Moon was a recipient of a 2010 Newbery Honor Book mention] She also received an Honorable Mention for Year of the Dog in 2007 from the Asian/Pacific American Awards for Literature. Year of the Dog was nominated for a 2007-2008 Texas Bluebonnet Award.
 
Published January 1, 2007 by Albert Whitman & Company. 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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An elderly woman tells them, “This baby belongs to you.” Lin (The Seven Chinese Sisters, see Picture Book Reprints) bases this imaginative story on an ancient Chinese belief that “an invisible, unbreakable red thread connects all those who are destined to be together.” Some parents (and children...

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