Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Oct. 19: Story Hour & Chinese Wishing Tree Craft Time in Cambridge

Barefoot Books at 1771 Massachusetts Ave., in Cambridge will host a Motherbridge of Love story hour & Chinese Wishing Tree Craft with author Xinran Xue on Friday, Oct. 19 at 10:30 a.m. Best-selling author and Chinese cultural correspondent Xinran Xue will speak to families about bridging the gap between eastern and western cultures, and read from her new project with Barefoot Books book celebrating international adoption, Motherbridge of Love. Afterwards families will have the opportunity to create a Wishing Tree.

About Motherbridge of Love: This beautiful poem celebrates the bond between parent and child in a special way. Through the exchanges between a little Chinese girl and her mother, Motherbridge of Love offers a poignant and inspiring message to parents and children all over the world. Text royalties from the sale of this Barefoot book will be donated to Mother Bridge of Love, a charity that reaches out to Chinese children all over the world in order to develop a connection between China and the West, and between adoptive culture and birth culture.

For more information visit www.barefootbooks.com

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