"My heart felt bigger after reading this story, somehow truer."
— Kathi Appelt, National Book Award Finalist and Newbery Honor winner
"A tender, nuanced novel."
— Elizabeth Partridge, National Book Award Finalist and Printz Honor winner
"A heartwarming, un-put-down-able story about the kind of friendship that is more like family."
— Courtney Sheinmel, author of SINCERELY and POSITIVELY
“Wen’s journey is perfectly paced as she comes to accept her new life. . . . Heartwarming and joyous.” — School Library Journal
"A moving and engaging experience for readers. A fine addition to both the coming-of-age genre and books sensitively dealing with cross-cultural adoption." — Kirkus Reviews
"Wen’s selflessness and determination are poignant but not overly sentimental, and the story’s harsh truths about children in need are sensitively expressed." — Publishers Weekly
“Beautifully developed. . . . Heartfelt yet never sentimental.” — Booklist
“I have never read a book that displayed the true meaning of friendship in a better way than Red Thread Sisters, and I can’t recommend it highly enough.” — Winter 2012 Kids’ Indie Next List
A 2012 Parents’ Choice Book Award winner — Parents’ Choice Foundation
A Massachusetts Book Award Must-Read Book of 2013 — http://www.massbook.org/massbooks2013.html
A 2013 Notable Book for a Global Society — Children’s Literature & Reading Special Interest Croup of the International Reading Association