Discussion Guide for the Novels of Carolyn Marsden

Discussion Guide for the Novels of Carolyn Marsden
Discuss the books of Carolyn Marsden with your students. This guide includes a book synopsis and discussion questions for six novels: The Gold-Threaded Dress, The Jade Dragon, Moon Runner, The Quail Club, Silk Umbrellas, and When Heaven Fell. Use these questions to explore cultural identity, the Asian-American experience, friendship, and family.

Grade Levels: 2 - 5

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The Gold-Threaded Dress
Carolyn Marsden

With compassion and insight, Carolyn Marsden tells a simple tale about a young girl who searches for acceptance in a complex culture, while learning to treasure all that she is.
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