An Evocative And Compelling Story About One Boy Living Through The 2014 Drought In Henan, China.Shaozhen Has No Intention Of Staying In His Remote Henan Village And Becoming Another Poor Farmer He Ll Finish School, And Then, Hopefully, Work In A Factory In One Of The Major Cities, Just Like His Father But When Shaozhen Returns Home For The Summer Holidays, Imagining Days Filled With Nothing But Playing Basketball With His Friends, He S In For A Shock The Worst Drought In Over Sixty Years Threatens The Crops That The Entire Village Relies On For Income As The Water Situation Becomes Dire, Shaozhen Realises He Must Come Up With A Plan But Will It Be Enough To Save His Family And Friends And Secure The Future Of His Village
Wai Chim grew up in New York City and now calls Sydney, Australia home She is the author of the Chook Chook series published by UQP and most recently Freedom Swimmer with Allen Unwin You can find her online at waichim.com or on twitter onewpc.
- 208 pages
- Shaozhen (Through my Eyes Natural Disaster Zones, #2)
- Wai Chim
- 24 March 2019 Wai Chim