[ BOOKS ] ✬ The Great Call of China Author Cynthea Liu – Valtrex-4.us

The Great Call of China Chinese Born Cece Was Adopted When She Was Two Years Old By Her American Parents Living In Texas, She S Bored Of Her Ho Hum High School And Dull Job So When She Learns About The S.A.S.S Program To Xi An, China, She Jumps At The Chance She Ll Be Able To Learn About Her Passion Anthropology And It Will Give Her The Opportunity To Explore Her Roots But When She Arrives, She Receives Quite A Culture Shock And The Closer She Comes To Finding Out About Her Birth Parents, The Apprehensive She Gets Enter Will, The Cute Guy She First Meets On The Plane He And Cece Really Connect During The Program But Can He Help Her Get Accustomed To A Culture She Should Already Know About, Or Will She Leave China Without The Answers She S Been Looking For

[ BOOKS ] ✬ The Great Call of China  Author Cynthea Liu – Valtrex-4.us
  • Paperback
  • 256 pages
  • The Great Call of China
  • Cynthea Liu
  • English
  • 19 September 2018
  • 0142411345

    10 thoughts on “[ BOOKS ] ✬ The Great Call of China Author Cynthea Liu – Valtrex-4.us


  1. says:

    Can this book have anystereotypes in it I kept wanting it to get better but it seemed as if every single stereotype about Asians, Chinese Americans, Asian Americans, Chinese people, etc was in the book Spoiled, rebellious, boy crazy, bratty Chinese American girl Check Hot half Chinese half white boy as love interest Check Chinese boy who s nice but can only be seen as a friend and is obsessed with American culture Check Neutral white girl as best friend Check Chine...


  2. says:

    I think I really only give it 3.5 stars, but I m being generous today This YA aimed at the preteen stars Cece, an American adopted Chinese girl who travels back to China through the S.A.S.S Students Across the Seven Seas program Through the anthropology program, Cece goes to Xi an home of the famous terra cotta warriors and learns about her cultural history.I am an American adopted Korean, who now resides in Beijing, China So I take particular interest in the part where Cece returns t I think I really only give it 3.5 stars, but I m being generous today This YA aimed at the preteen stars Cece, an American adopted Chinese girl who travels back to China through the S.A.S.S Students Across the Seven Seas program Through the anthropology program, Cece goes to Xi an home of the famous terra cotta warriors and learns about her cultural history.I am an American adopted Korean, who now resides in Beijing, C...


  3. says:

    I liked it Very cute and obviously the travel aspect was so on pointe Only thing that bugged me was the author saying ni hao meant how are you which it does literally but pretty much always means hell...


  4. says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here A good book can be enjoyed by anyone of any age People of different ethnicities and ages enjoyed Harry Potter I wasn t one of those people, however While TGCC was very possibly marketed to teenage girls, Cynthea Liu s book appeals to those interested in Asian Asian American cultu...


  5. says:

    This is the fourteenth in a fifteen book series published by Penguin from 2005 2010, S.A.S.S Students Across the Seven Seas This multi author series features a student studying abroad in a different country Liu s book stars Cece who travels to China to study her passion anthropology But the trip has special meaning for Cece She wants to go to the Beijing orphanage where she spent her first two years She hopes to find her biological parents without her parents knowing about it.Cecil s g This is the fourteenth in a fifteen book series published by Penguin from 2005 2010, S.A.S.S Students Across the Seven Seas This multi author series features a student studying abroad in a different country Liu s book stars Cece who travels to China to study her passion anthropology But the trip has special meaning for Cece She wants to go to the Beijing orphanage where she spent her first two years She hopes to find her biological parents without her parents knowing about it.Cecil s guilt and ambivalence of finding her biological parents is a theme throughout the book Her search for her family is an interesting backdrop to her love for anthropology Both invo...


  6. says:

    I d love to know how much direction the authors were given for this series Was the directive just study abroad in China, or was it Chinese American studies abroad in China and tries to reconnect with her biological parents I m curious in part because and this is commentary on the series, not on this book specifically I find the whole thing rather whitewashed Yes, it s probably true that white students make up the bulk of study abroad participants from the U.S Butit s disappointing to I d love to know how much direction the authors were given for this series Was the directive just study abroad in China, or was it Chinese American studies abroad in China and tries to reconnect with her biologica...


  7. says:

    Great Call of China is great for a short and entertaining read I loved how quick the story flew by.Cece was an interesting main character Though there weren t too many details about her and her personality, it could be portrayed through the way she steadfastly went looking for her real parents in Beijing And even though she knew that she might face negative answers and responses, she had a determination and courage that allowed her to find out about her family.I also loved reading some parts Great Call of China is great for a short and entertaining read I loved how quick the story flew by.Cece was an interesting main character Though there weren t too many details about her and her personality, it could be portrayed through the way she steadfastly went looking for her real parents in Beijing And even though she knew that she might face negative answers and responses, she had a determination and courage that allowed her to find out about her family.I also loved reading some parts of the program because I can totally relate to it I m leaving to Taiwan for this camp and though it s not going to be so academically oriented, it s interesting to see who Cece s roommate is, the lifestyle, the workload and et cetera It kind of makes me nervous about my roommatehmm....


  8. says:

    I really enjoyed this book, especially for a YA semi chick lit story Cece, a Chinese born high school student who was adopted by American parents, spends her summer at an anthropology program in Xi an, China While she s there, she attempts to learnabout her own heritage and her birth parents The book contains many little snippets of information about China and Chinese culture, woven in as Cece and her classmates see the country The characters are fun, and the romantic thread of the sto I really enjoyed this book, especially for a YA semi chick lit story Cece, a Chinese born high school student who was adopted by American parents, spends her summer at an anthropology program in Xi an, China While she s there, she attempts to learnabout her own heritage and her birth parents The book contains many little snippets of information about China and Chine...


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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here 1 The reason why I read this book was because the title amused me.2 The character that I found interesting is Jessica Even though she was not the lead of the story I found it interesting how the author haw written her in ths book In this book, Jessica is a Chinese teenage girl who lives in San Francisco with her very strict parents At first Cece, the lead, wasn t very friendly to her because she thought that Jessica was a mean, bratty girl but she s actually very friendly As the story goes 1 The reason why I read this book was because the title amused me.2 The character that I found interesting is Jessica Even though she was not the lead of the story I found it interesting how the author haw written her in ths book In this book, Jessica is a Chinese teenage girl who lives in San Francisco with her very strict parents At first Cece, the lead, wasn t very friendly to her because she thought that Jessica was a mean, bratty girl but she s actually very friendly As the story goes on, I saw the change that Jessica s personality changes from being an actual bratty person to a responsible teenager who puts other people s sake before hers An example of this was when she was i charge of costumes for a group presentation, during that period her strict parents were making her go back home as she d...


  10. says:

    Reviewed by Marta Morrison for TeensReadToo.comThe good and the not so good The main story of Cece finding her birth parents was excellent Cece had to face her fears and by the end of the story she not only appreciated her adopted parents but also she knew the story behind her birth She was a very believable character and I really enjoyed her search for friends and her family in China What I didn t find believable was that she didn t have any jet lag after flying for about 20 hours from Tex Reviewed by Marta Morrison for TeensReadToo.comThe good and the not so good The main story of Cece finding her birth parents was excellent Cece had to face her fears and by the end of the story she not only appreciated her adopted parents but also she knew the story behind her birth She was a very believable character and I really enjoyed her search for friends and her family in China What I didn t find believable was that she didn t have any jet lag afte...

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