The Chinese Violin

The Chinese Violin

The Chinese Violin When Lin Lin and her father immigrate to Canada from China they bring with them one of their most treasured possessions a traditional Chinese violin From the beauty of their new country to the uneasi

  • Title: The Chinese Violin
  • Author: Madeleine Thien Joe Chang
  • ISBN: 9781552852057
  • Page: 220
  • Format: Hardcover
  • When Lin Lin and her father immigrate to Canada from China, they bring with them one of their most treasured possessions a traditional Chinese violin From the beauty of their new country to the uneasiness of not fitting in, this violin sees them through all their experiences, good and bad One day, however, a terrible misfortune occurs when the Chinese violin is broken.When Lin Lin and her father immigrate to Canada from China, they bring with them one of their most treasured possessions a traditional Chinese violin From the beauty of their new country to the uneasiness of not fitting in, this violin sees them through all their experiences, good and bad One day, however, a terrible misfortune occurs when the Chinese violin is broken Awards Our Choice Awarded by the Canadian Children s Book Centre 2003 The Chinese Violin an Our Choice Starred Selection

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    Madeleine Thien's The Chinese Violin is a moving and poignant account about immigration, and how cherished objects, mementos and memories can ease the pain of homesickness. The Chinese violin of the title is a traditional musical instrument that Lin Lin and her father take with them when they immigrate from China to Canada (and from the look of the accompanying illustrations, I would say that they immigrate to the Greater Vancouver area). To Lin Lin (the daughter), it represents a treasured meme [...]

    This was a selection for the March 2011 Music-Themed reads at the Picture-Book Club in the Children's Books group here at . I was unable to find this book at our local library, but they did have it featured on a DVD with a collection of songs and stories. We enjoyed watching the animated story, narrated by Lulu Li, on a Storybook Treasures DVD. It included seven other sing-along songs with animations of the illustrated books. The story was pretty dramatic, but inspirational too; it shows how mu [...]

    I don't often give 5 stars to picture books, but this one really deserves it. It's a very touching story of an immigrant family's experience coming to Canada. I loved it. Great illustrations too.

    This book is about a girl who moves to Canada from China. She connects to her new world through the violin. Great and touching story.

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