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Albright Memorial Library FICTION KWOK (Text) 50686013877209 Stacks Available -
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  • ISBN: 9781594487569 (trade)
  • ISBN: 9781594485152 (soft cover)
  • ISBN: 1594487561
  • Physical Description: 293 pages ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2010.

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Library Journal, February 2010
Publisher's Weekly, March 2010
Booklist, April 2010
Library Journal
Publisher's Weekly
Summary, etc.:
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.
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Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader UG 5.7 13 13 143894
Subject: Chinese > New York (State) > New York > Fiction.
Women immigrants > Fiction.
Chinese American teenagers > Fiction.
Mothers and daughters > Fiction.
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