The Resource Front desk, Kelly Yang

Front desk, Kelly Yang

Label
Front desk
Title
Front desk
Statement of responsibility
Kelly Yang
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Mia Tang has a lot of secrets. Number 1: She lives in a motel, not a big house. Every day, while her immigrant parents clean the rooms, ten-year-old Mia manages the front desk of the Calivista Motel and tends to its guests. Number 2: Her parents hide immigrants. And if the mean motel owner, Mr. Yao, finds out they've been letting them stay in the empty rooms for free, the Tangs will be doomed. Number 3: She wants to be a writer. But how can she when her mom thinks she should stick to math because English is not her first language? It will take all of Mia's courage, kindness, and hard work to get through this year. Will she be able to hold on to her job, help the immigrants and guests, escape Mr. Yao, and go for her dreams?
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Storyline
Tone
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2019
  • Asian Pacific American Asian Pacific American Award for Literature: Children’s Literature, 2020.
  • Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland), Grades 4-6, 2019.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2018.
  • Great Lakes Great Books Award (Michigan), Grades 6-8, 2019.
  • North Carolina Children's Book Award, Junior Books category, 2020.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2018.
  • Sequoyah Book Awards (Oklahoma), Intermediate Books, 2020.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10662247
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yang, Kelly
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 8-12
LC call number
PZ7.1.Y365
LC item number
Fr 2018
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Front desk
Series volume
1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Girls
  • Immigrants
  • Chinese Americans
  • Motels
  • Hotels, motels, etc.
  • Exploitation
  • Families
  • Friendship
  • Self-confidence
  • California, Southern
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Front desk, Kelly Yang
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Sequel: Three keys
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9781338157826
Lccn
2017042552
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Imprint varies.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1002821384
  • (OCoLC)1002821384
Label
Front desk, Kelly Yang
Publication
Note
Sequel: Three keys
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
286 pages
Isbn
9781338157826
Lccn
2017042552
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
Imprint varies.
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • on1002821384
  • (OCoLC)1002821384

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