The Silence That Binds Us by Johanna Ho

The Silence that Binds Us by Johanna Ho

Gr. 9-12 Maybelline Chen’s brother, Danny, a fun young man who has just been admitted to Princeton, is the shining star of the family. But when Danny suddenly ends his life, the Chen family is thrown into endless shock and grief. Their pain is compounded when an overly privileged white businessman blames the recent spate of teen suicides on parents who pressure their children academically, specifically calling out Chinese families, which include the Chinese Taiwanese American Chens. [Read the full review here]

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