Red Looks Good on the Snow

Penny Pei


On a hot day in Xiamen, China, Penny Pei sees the only winter boots in the mall. Bright red, they will look good in the snow. A year later, in Halifax, she sees her first snowfall and wears the boots to play in the untrodden snow. But the soles aren’t non-slip. The next day she falls on the ice. The boots are like coming to Canada, where she must prepare for both good and bad situations.

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