Ripley's Believe It or Not
The protagonist says early in the story that every night after dinner she would sit down at the kitchen table with her mother and look at stories of amazing children her mother had read in this popular periodical.
This is the city where Jing-Mei lives with her family while growing up.
This is the name of the street that Jing-Mei lives on with her family as a child.
The Ed Sullivan Show
This is the television program that Jing-Mei and her mother are watching when Jing-Mei's mother becomes entranced by a little Chinese girl playing the piano.
This is the name of the neighborhood where Jing-Mei grows up.
This is the name of the piano composition by Edvard Grieg that is played by the young piano prodigy that Jing-Mei and her mother watch on television.
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