Ties That Bind, Ties That BreakUnknown - 1999
Winner of the YALSA Best Book AwardNot quite five years old in 1911 -- a time of revolution and transformation in China -- Third Sister Ailin rebels against the torturous tradition of foot binding. She feels no remorse when this causes the family of her intended husband to break the marriage agreement. But as she enters adolescence, Ailin realizes for the first time how powerless a girl of good family with no prospect of marriage is in Chinese society.For ages 12 and up.
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, c1999.
Branch Call Number: YA NAMIOKA
Characteristics: 154 pages ; 22 cm.