My Slippers are My Best Friend

Ivy Caine


Ivy Caine’s modest slippers protect her feet as she harvests rice, when she stands all day decorating cakes, and when she goes to college on a scholarship in the Phillippines. She moves to Taiwan. Her friend emigrates to Canada, leaving a pair of multicoloured slippers. A note inside says, “see you in Canada soon.” Those slippers are with her when she arrives in Leduc, Alberta. 

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