Item description for The Lace Dowry by Andrea Cheng...
Overview In Hungary in 1936, twelve-year-old Juli befriends the Halas village family of lacemakers--especially their daughter Roza--hired to stitch her dowry, a friendship which changes her perspective of the world and increases her sense of self.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 6" Height: 8.5" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2005
Publisher Hand Print
ISBN 1932425209 ISBN13 9781932425208
Availability 0 units.
More About Andrea Cheng
Andrea Cheng writes picture books andmiddle grade and young adult novels, and also teaches English as a Second Language and children s literature. She walks daily near her Ohio home. Visit her website at www.andreacheng.com. Patrice Barton's talents were discovered at agethree, whens she created a mural with a pastry brush and Crisco. She lives in Austin with her family. Visit her website at www.patricebarton.com."
Andrea Cheng currently resides in Cincinnati, in the state of Ohio.
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Her friendship with an unschooled lace maker's daughter immerses her in a controversial friendship Jul 6, 2005
Twelve-year-old Juli doesn't want a dowry nor the dancing lessons her mother covets for her: Hungarian girls don't need these things anymore, Juli insists, and she dreams of a career over marriage. Her friendship with an unschooled lace maker's daughter immerses her in a controversial friendship, the problems of a very different family life, and eventual defiance of her mother's dreams in The Lace Dowry's provocative story.