First Girl, Paperback Book


When another girl is born to Chu Ju's mother, it is quickly determined that the baby must be sent away.

Chinese law states that a family may have only two children, and tradition dictates that every family should have a boy.

Fourteen-year-old Chu Ju knows she cannot allow her sister to be sent to an orphanage and so she sets out in the middle of the night, vowing never to return.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Fiction & true stories
  • ISBN: 9781845075941



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