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Girl in translation / Jean Kwok.

Kwok, Jean, (author.).

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  • 1 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 3 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library FIC KWO (Text) 78551000529657 Fiction Checked out 01/23/2018
Thorntown PL - Thorntown FIC KWO (Text) 30034001252249 Adult Fiction Checked out 01/30/2018
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch FIC KWOK, JEAN (Text) 33946003242687 Fiction . 2nd Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781594485152
  • ISBN: 1594485151
  • Physical Description: 307 pages ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First Riverhead trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Riverhead Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2011.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: Overview: When Kimberly Chang and her mother emigrate from Hong Kong to Brooklyn squalor, she quickly begins a secret double life: exceptional schoolgirl during the day, Chinatown sweatshop worker in the evenings. Disguising the more difficult truths of her life--like the staggering degree of her poverty, the weight of her family's future resting on her shoulders, or her secret love for a factory boy who shares none of her talent or ambition--Kimberly learns to constantly translate not just her language but herself back and forth between the worlds she straddles.
Target Audience Note: 840 Lexile.
Subject: Chinese > New York (State) > New York > Fiction.
Women immigrants > Fiction.
Chinese American teenagers > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
Genre: Bildungsromans.

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