Marly and the Goat

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It's 1983 and there's excitement in Marly's house. Her grandparents have arrived from Vietnam, and soon her mom will have a new baby. While Grandma tries to make Marly into a 'young lady,' Grandpa digs up the back yard. Then he brings home Agnes, a goat! But the neighbors want Agnes taken away, and then things get dangerous. Will Marly be able to protect her grandpa and her pet?


Alice Pung is the author of Unpolished Gem.