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In a Chinese village, Bamboo, a simple farmer, falls in love with a peasant girl, Ming, and soon they are married. To celebrate the wedding, the newlyweds plant a grove of bamboo. When Bamboo goes to the New World to seek his fortune, his new wife is left behind to till the fields. Ming soon discovers that the bamboo she brought as a gift to her new husband is magic.
Finalist for the BC Book Prize 2006
Finalist for the Chocolate Lily Award 2007
Finalist for the Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Award 2007
Resource Links – Best of the Year 2005
Born in China, Shaoli Wang now lives in British Columbia. She has won great acclaim for her paintings.