In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson / Shirley Temple Wong sails from China to America with a heart full of dreams. Her new home is Brooklyn, New York. America is indeed a land full of wonders, but Shirley doesn't know any English, so it's hard to make friends.
Lin Yutang's daughter Lin Taiyi is a fan of Shirley Temple. When she was five years old, with his parents to the United States, stay a few days in Losangeles, his father's friends arranged to meet her three sisters and Shirley Temple. Shirley Temple beckoned to them, smiling, and one one of them shook hands, also said a few words China. Lin Taiyi wanted to told her how fond of her films, but suffer from does not speak English, can only watch helplessly she drifted away.