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The Kite Rider by Geraldine McCaughrean
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this book is about a young boy named Haoyou, he lives in China with his mom, dad, and sister. Thier family struggles, as Haoyous dad is a sailor, with no respect for his wife, Qing-an, and thinks of Haoyou of only a useless child. He is envied by a hateful man named Di-chou, and when a life threatening task comes along Di-chou is first to put Haoyous father (Gou-pei) on the list. Gou-pei, not having much say when speaking to a bunch of drunk sailors is put up for the job. Haoyou is terrified at the thought,and hopes his father survives, when his father leaves his spirit with the skys, Di-chou makes his move. Even though having a family himself, he wants Haoyous mother. Haoyou dispises this man, and Di-cou doesn't feel any different. When Di-chou performs so horrid tasks in order to distroy Haoyous life, to make his mother come running to him. Qing-an will have none of it, but has no say becuase she is not the head of the family, but a "useless woman" in her brothers eyes, who is also the head of the family. Qing-an is forced to marry Di-chou! Will they go through with the wedding? Will Haoyou and Mipeng achive thier goals? What wil happen if Qing-an ia forced to marry Di-chou? Find out in The Kite Rider.
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12/23/2008 page 195
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12/24/2008 page 195
67.71% "im boreddd:)"

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