As a Chinese adoptee in St. Louis, teenage Daiyu often feels out of place. When an elderly Asian jewelry seller at a street fair shows her a black jade ring--and tells her that black jade translates to Daiyu--she buys it as a talisman of her heritage. But it's more than that; it's magic.

Gateway 2009, Viking Children's Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780670011780