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November 10, 2022
Yardley Hall
Arts & Performances

Celebrate the bravery and sacrifice of those who bring new perspectives to our country with this adaptation of Bette Bao Lord’s book. Two shows: 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Grades 3 and up

In 1947, the Year of the Boar, a young girl leaves China with her parents for a new beginning in America. But it's harder than she expected. 

Though her classmates in Brooklyn come from a variety of backgrounds, Shirley is the only one who doesn't speak English, and she worries she will never have a friend. Through a new love of the Brooklyn Dodgers (especially her hero, Jackie Robinson), Shirley begins to feel at home.