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Four starred reviews and over ten best-of-year lists!* "Many readers will recognize themselves or their neighbors in these pages." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review Winner of the Asian / Pacific American Award for Children's Literature! * "Many readers will recognize themselves or their neighbors in these pages." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review Mia Tang has a lot of secrets.Number 1: She lives in a motel, not a big house. Every day, while her immigrant parents clean the rooms, ten-year-old Mia manages the front desk of the Calivista Motel and tends to its guests.Number 2: Her parents hide immigrants. And if the mean motel owner, Mr. Yao, finds out they've been letting them stay in the empty rooms for free, the Tangs will be doomed.Number 3: She wants to be a writer. But how can she when her mom thinks she should stick to math because English is not her first language?It will take all of Mia's courage, kindness, and hard work to get through this year. Will she be able to hold on to her job, help the immigrants and guests, escape Mr. Yao, and go for her dreams?Featuring exclusive bonus content!
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9781338157826
9781338157796
9781984846105
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 4.5, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
640L
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subject_facetCalifornia, Southern -- Fiction
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Chinese -- California, Southern -- Juvenile fiction
Chinese Americans -- Fiction
Exploitation -- Juvenile fiction
Friendship -- Fiction
Friendship -- Juvenile fiction
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Motels -- California, Southern -- Juvenile fiction
Self-confidence -- Fiction
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Front desk / Kelly Yang
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Chinese Americans
Exploitation
Friendship
Hotels, motels, etc
Immigrant families
Immigrants
Juvenile Fiction
Juvenile Literature
Motels
Self-confidence