Front Desk

Title

Front Desk

Description

"Author Kelly Yang tells a story about the family of Chinese immigrants who has been struggling with every day’s life, from the view of a ten-year-old girl who takes over the front desk of a motel that her parents manage. With her parents, this little girl needs to deal with a cruel and exploitive owner while handling all kinds of problem pertaining to the routine management as well as racism, dangers, and bully encountered. Even with enormous hardship, the author uses a positive tone throughout to describe a successful story that this immigrant family has experienced." This book has won the 2019 CALA Best Book Award (Categroy: Children's Books).

Creator

Yang, Kelly

Publisher

Scholastic Inc.

Date

2018

Language

eng

Type

text; book

Identifier

9781338157796

Is Referenced By

https://cala-web.org/node/926

Position: 4 (64 views)

Files

bestbk_front-desk.jpg

Collection

Citation

Yang, Kelly, “Front Desk,” CALASYS - CALA Academic Resources & Repository System, accessed January 20, 2021, http://calasys.cala-web.org/items/show/771.