Shu-Li and Tamara

  • Illustrated By: Shaoli Wang
  • Pages:64
  • Publisher:Tradewind Books
  • Series: Shu-Li series
  • Themes:eartly reader, school rivalry, moving in, Chinese-Candian, freindship
  • Available:04/01/2008
  • Age Groups:Fiction Ages 6-8

This contemporary story of the true friendship between two girls is set in Vancouver’s Commercial Drive neighborhood. Shu-Li’s parents run a local Chinese deli and much of the story revolves around food. There is a helpful compendium of recipes at the end of the book for kids to try out. Beautifully illustrated throughout with line drawings.

“This friendship book has an amiable tone, readable dialogue, and a believable plot.”
– School Library Journal
“This sturdy paperback is an attractive choice for children starting to read chapter books.”
– Booklist