Girl In Translation: We Have Much to Learn

The first three sentences of the prologue in Jean Kwok's novel Girl in Translation intrigued and hooked me. “I was born with a talent. Not for dance, or comedy, or anything so delightful. I’ve always had a knack for school.” Instantly, I related to the protagonist, Kimberly, as I also have had a knack for school....more

I totally agree that this kind of information needs to be more than just "food for thought." It ... more

Girl in Translation Is My New Favorite Recommendation

The reality of Kim and her mother's situation in Girl in Translation, by Jean Kwok is disheartening at best and downright heartbreaking at worst. The freezing nights and disgusting living conditions make the reader hurt for Kim's family. ...more

And I'm heading over to read your review! :) more

Girl in Translation Is My New Favorite Recommendation

The reality of Kim and her mother's situation in Girl in Translation, by Jean Kwok is disheartening at best and downright heartbreaking at worst. The freezing nights and disgusting living conditions make the reader hurt for Kim's family. ...more

Jen- Yeah, I totally get what you're saying. And like Jean said, a lot of people don't make it ... more

Girl in Translation Is My New Favorite Recommendation

The reality of Kim and her mother's situation in Girl in Translation, by Jean Kwok is disheartening at best and downright heartbreaking at worst. The freezing nights and disgusting living conditions make the reader hurt for Kim's family. ...more

Jean- It was really wonderful. I'm thrilled to have been able to review it! Thanks! more

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