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Serena rated it really liked it Nov 28, You added your first item into your Library. This novel is meant for young readers, the vocabulary is easily understandable to children and the concepts are simplified. Smperatriz discovers that the vivid life-like garden she executes has an almost magical quality which causes passers-by to stop and look. Quick read for middle primary. Nov 13, Rebekah rated it it was amazing Shelves: Trivia About Garden Of Empress Wang takes the readers along as well, now begins.
She is given a magical box of pastels that create a garden where people are healed from their worries and fears without realizing it. With them Mimi makes some drawings that transform the lives of those who look at them and her self-concept. May 17, Siobhan rated it it was ok. Mimi, the main character, doesn’t like being and feeling different than the other children.
This sweet story emphasizes the confusion felt by a girl who just wa Preteen Chinese-Australian Mimi is embarrassed of her Asian heritage. Still, a good, quick read for children on the topic of bullying and embracing your heritage. My daughter, Hannah will surely love this! Her art teacher at school is sympathetic and lets Mimi have extra classes at lunchtime. Chet rated it liked it Feb 09, Mar 11, Aimee rated it really liked it.
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Published by Puffin first published January 1st Mimi is fed up with being different from the other children at school and wants to fit in. What makes this novel by Gabrielle Wang so intriguing is that she mixes reality, fantasy, and doses of philosophy on the origins of good and evil in equal parts.
But this girl has a great talent in drawing and painting which she’s happy about ,that’s why her Art teacher,Miss O’Dell gave her a special box of color pastels that she later on learned was magical. Bianca rated it liked it Aug 06, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A good chapter book with vocabulary appropriate for upper elementary students. Mimi Lu doesn’t like being Chinese.
El Jardn de la Emperatriz Casia – Gabrielle Wang
Oct 17, Caitlin rated it really liked it Shelves: An absolutely charming tale, and full of adventure, art and the beautiful gardens of the Empress. Return to Book Page. This wonderful short novel is meant for young readers children and middle grade.
It transpires that Mimi has drawn the Garden of the Empress Cassia—a sanctuary created for the people of China in a long ago war. Really enjoyable and well told, I’ll be looking out for more books by Wang.
Garden Of Empress Cassia
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I read this book when I was little, I loved it. When her art teacher gives her a box of enchanted pastels, Mimi is emperahriz through her drawings to a magical garden between heaven and earth. The real journey of Mimi from reality to fantasy, Ms. Gabi’s latest book for middle readers is The Beast of Hushing Wood.
The central character 12 year Mimi is awash with the uncomfortable feelings of parents whose Chinese heritage of heavily Mandarin influenced English accent, cutltural traditions of celebrating Emprratriz Years and smell o What makes this novel by Gabrielle Wang so intriguing is that she mixes reality, fantasy, and doses of philosophy on the origins of good and evil in equal parts. Realistic topics of coming of age, intergenerational attitudes, of independence, and artistic versus career ambitions are in conflict throughout the novel.
Please sign in to continue. Meanwhile, Gabrielle Wang uses the medium of fantasy to discuss an important dasia and spiritual theme; art is both a means towards healing and self discovery for both Mimi and all who encounter it.
Continue with Facebook Continue with Twitter. Unfortunatley, her father thinks this ability is a waste of her energy and that Mimi is not only being willful, but recklesss with her future, and dishonoring her ancestors in the process.