The Resource Front desk, by Kelly Yang

Front desk, by Kelly Yang

Label
Front desk
Title
Front desk
Statement of responsibility
by Kelly Yang
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recent immigrants from China and desperate for work and money, ten-year-old Mia Tang's parents take a job managing a rundown motel in Southern California, even though the owner, Mr. Yao is a nasty skinflint who exploits them; while her mother (who was anengineer in China) does the cleaning, Mia works the front desk and tries to cope with demanding customers and other recent immigrants--not to mention being only one of two Chinese in her fifth grade class, the other being Mr. Yao's son, Jason
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yang, Kelly
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 8-12
  • Grades 3-7
  • 640L
  • Decoding demand: 95 (very high)
  • Semantic demand: 100 (very high)
  • Syntactic demand: 91 (very high)
  • Structure demand: 86 (very high)
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • Lexile
Interest level
MG
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
4.5
Series statement
Front desk novel
Series volume
#01
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Immigrant families
  • Immigrants
  • Chinese
  • Motels
  • Exploitation
  • Self-confidence
  • Friendship
  • Immigrants
  • Chinese Americans
  • Hotels, motels, etc.
  • Self-confidence
  • Friendship
  • California, Southern
  • California, Southern
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Front desk, by Kelly Yang
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9781338157796
Lccn
2017042552
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
BK0021489519
Label
Front desk, by Kelly Yang
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9781338157796
Lccn
2017042552
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
BK0021489519

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