3 stars

A simple book that is a fairly quick read, this book contains memories and stories from a girl growing up during the Great Cultural Revolution in China.


This is a good book for young readers, because it simplifies a serious subject in a way that is easy to understand. I liked the narration style, because it is very straight forward, which I think it beneficial for a young audience.


At times the narration itself is a little confusing, especially when Little Green herself isn’t sure what’s going on, but it paints a great picture of what it was like growing up in such a time. It is interesting to see the Cultural Revolution from a child’s point of view.

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