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Author Yang, Kelly, author

Title Front desk / Kelly Yang
Edition First edition
Published New York : Arthur A. Levine Books/Scholastic Inc., 2018


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Description 286 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Summary Recent immigrants from China and desperate for work and money, ten-year-old Mia Tang's parents take a job managing a rundown motel in Southern California, even though the owner, Mr. Yao is a nasty skinflint who exploits them; while her mother (who was an engineer in China) does the cleaning, Mia works the front desk and tries to cope with demanding customers and other recent immigrants--not to mention being only one of two Chinese in her fifth grade class, the other being Mr. Yao's son, Jason
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Immigrant families -- California, Southern -- Juvenile fiction
Immigrants -- California, Southern -- Juvenile fiction
Chinese -- California, Southern -- Juvenile fiction
Motels -- California, Southern -- Juvenile fiction
Exploitation -- Juvenile fiction
Self-confidence -- Juvenile fiction
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction
Immigrants -- Fiction
Chinese Americans -- Fiction
Hotels, motels, etc. -- Fiction
Self-confidence -- Fiction
Friendship -- Fiction
California, Southern -- Juvenile fiction
California, Southern -- Fiction
Genre/Form Fiction.
Juvenile works.
LC no. 2017042552
ISBN 9781338157796 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1338157795 (hardcover : alk. paper)
9781338157826 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1338157825 (pbk. : alk. paper)