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The White Umbrella - Gish Jen
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The White Umbrella
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The White Umbrella is a book about a Chinese-American family that is narrated by a twelve year old girl who feels embarrassed about her mom. The narrator has a little sister named Mona who isn't afraid to tell the truth. The mom neglects her kids as she is hardly at home. Finally, a Mrs. Crossman... show more
The White Umbrella is a book about a Chinese-American family that is narrated by a twelve year old girl who feels embarrassed about her mom. The narrator has a little sister named Mona who isn't afraid to tell the truth. The mom neglects her kids as she is hardly at home. Finally, a Mrs. Crossman - owner of the umbrella - takes care of the kids instead, making them hot chocolate and pot roast.
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Edition language: English
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The Symmetrical Bookworm
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2.0 The White Umbrella
I was flipping through my English textbook, bored in class, and landed on this story. Maybe I'm just dense, but I didn't understand what was the moral of the story. I guess it was "appreciate what you have" or something like that.
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