192 pages book
5 3/8" X 8 1/2"
by China Books &
|West to East (Book)
- A Young
Girl's Journey to China
result of an eleven-year-old girl's six-week journey to
China, this book offers a unique perspective on a the
differences and similarities of Chinese and American ways
of life. Born in China and raised in Texas, Qian Gao
initially experienced culture shock as she toured Hong
Kong, Canton, Beijing, Shanghai and Fuzhou. But this
shock was soon replaced with a deep understanding and
profound joy of her native land. Ms. Gao's experiences in
China brought her a level of sophistication
uncharacteristic of her age. In her eyes China has many
different aspects, good and bad, which are like pieces of
a jigsaw puzzle. Put together, they give us a good look
at China through the eyes of a young Chinese-American.
12 pages of photographs.
the Author: Born in 1981 in China, Qian Gao came to the
United States when she was five years old. She is a
violinist in the All-Regional Orchestra and an award
winner in math, writing, French and piano. She now
attends A&M Consolidated High School and lives with
her parents in College Station, Texas.