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  • 7 of 7 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Series Information

Front desk ; 01.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown JCF YANG FRONT DESK b.1 (Text) 79361000119606 Juvenile Chapter Fiction Available -
Centerville Center Twp PL - Centerville J FIC YAN Bk.1 (Text) 76895000343337 2nd Floor Juvenile Fiction Available -
Hartford City PL - Hartford City JF YAN (Text) 76051000184641 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon Y YANG I (Text) 34330513486424 Juvenile - Intermediate Fiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon Y YANG I (Text) 34330513486432 Juvenile - Intermediate Fiction Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon Y YANG I (Text) 34330513486440 Juvenile - Intermediate Fiction Available -
Westville-New Durham Twp PL - Westville J F YAN (Text) 71462000033568 Juv Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338157826
  • ISBN: 1338157825
  • ISBN: 9781338541649
  • ISBN: 1338541641
  • Physical Description: 286 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., 2019.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Series numeration from goodreads.com.
Includes After Words: author's note, discussion guide, how books and libraries changed my life, acknowledgments, and about the author..
Summary, etc.:
After emigrating from China, ten-year-old Mia Tang's parents take a job managing a rundown motel, despite the nasty owner, Mr. Yao, who exploits them, while she works the front desk and tries to cope with fitting in at her school.
Target Audience Note:
640 Lexile.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.5 9.0 196541.
Awards Note:
Children's Literature Award Winner, Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association, 2019
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.
California, Southern > Juvenile fiction.
Immigrants > Fiction.
Chinese Americans > Fiction.
Hotels, motels, etc. > Fiction.
Self-confidence > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
California, Southern > Fiction.

Series Information

Front desk ; 01.

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