By: Andrea Wang, 

Age: 2+  | Published by: Neal Porter Books

ISBN: 9780823446247

Embarrassed about gathering watercress from a roadside ditch, a girl learns to appreciate her Chinese heritage after learning why the plant is so important to her parents.

Asian history,  Chinese immigrant,  culture,  family,  famine,  food,  grief,  hardship,  heritage,  Ohio,  plant,  poverty,  pride,  shame,  stories,  understanding,  USA,  watercress,