By Adeline Yen
This book is the life story and family history of Adeline Yen Mah. Adeline was born in China at a time of great change and trouble. At the same time she suffered terrible unkindness from the members of her own family. Falling Leaves is a story of pain and fear but also of hope as Adeline fights for her independence.
21,992 words in length (excluding activities)
Penguin contemporary story
Activities at the end of the book