Girl in translation

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Girl in translation

Kwok, Jean.

New York : Riverhead Books, 2011, c2010.

307 p. ; 21 cm.

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Ah-Kim Chang and her mother immigrate to Brooklyn, where they work for Kim's Aunt Paula in a Chinatown clothing factory earning barely enough to keep them alive; however, Kim's perseverance and hard work earns her a place at an elite private school where she is befriended by Annette, who helps her adjust to American culture.

Reading Counts: Level 5.5 / 19.0. Points

Lexile: 840L

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ISBN:

1594485151

LC Call No:

PS3611.W65 G57 2011

Dewey Class No:

813/.6 [Fic] 23

Author:

Kwok, Jean.

Title:

Girl in translation / Jean Kwok.

Edition:

1st Riverhead trade pbk. ed.

Publisher:

New York : Riverhead Books, 2011, c2010.

Physical:

307 p. ; 21 cm.

Citation/Refs:

Wilson's Senior High School, November 2012

Citation/Refs:

Wilson's Fiction, April 2011

Citation/Refs:

Library Journal, February 2010

Citation/Refs:

Publisher's Weekly, March 2010

Citation/Refs:

Booklist, April 2010

Summary:

Ah-Kim Chang and her mother immigrate to Brooklyn, where they work for Kim's Aunt Paula in a Chinatown clothing factory earning barely enough to keep them alive; however, Kim's perseverance and hard work earns her a place at an elite private school where she is befriended by Annette, who helps her adjust to American culture.

Target Audience:

840 Lexile.

Target Audience:

Adult Follett School Solutions.

Study Program:

Reading Counts RC 5.5 19.0.

Awards Note:

Alex Award, 2011

Subject:

Chinese--New York (State)--New York--Fiction.

Subject:

Women immigrants--Fiction.

Subject:

Chinese American teenagers--Fiction.

Subject:

Mothers and daughters--Fiction.

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