The Coming Day

The Coming Day

by Alice Burnett Poynor

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Overview

It was a very cold winter in northwest China when a little beggar girl who could neither hear nor speak followed a rag-tag line of children into a large white tent. She fixed her eyes on the woman who was speaking and the bright colored pictures she showed. Gwa-gwa, whose name means "Little Lonely" could not know that one of those pictures was to change her life.

Gwa-gwa is a real person; the missionaries are real, as are many of the details of the story. When at last she comes to a real home on Christmas Day, a day she afterward called her "coming" day, Gwa-gwa found some answers to the questions she couldn't even ask. What did the picture mean? Who was the Baby? And what did it have to do with her?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781449720025
Publisher: Nelson, Thomas, Inc.
Publication date: 07/06/2011
Pages: 36
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.09(d)

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