The Floating Market - Eliza Chan

Quyên should not have been on the river that day. Bà nội normally rowed the boat to the floating market at Cái Bè, but she was sick and Ba was working as a day labourer. Although she had only turned 12 last month, Quyên had sense enough to realise the sweet smelling basil they had harvested the day before would wilt and die in the heat.

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