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New from here / Kelly Yang.

Yang, Kelly, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781534488304
  • ISBN: 1534488308
  • Physical Description: 361 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2022]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
When the coronavirus hits Hong Kong, ten-year-old Knox Wei-Evans's mom makes the last-minute decision to move him and his siblings back to California, where they think they will be safe. Suddenly, Knox has two days to prepare for an international move-and for leaving his dad, who has to stay for work. At his new school in California, Knox struggles with being the new kid. His classmates think that because he's from Asia, he must have brought over the virus. At home, Mom just got fired and is panicking over the loss of health insurance, and Dad doesn't even know when he'll see them again, since the flights have been cancelled. And everyone struggles with Knox's blurting-things-out problem. As racism skyrockets during COVID-19, Knox tries to stand up to hate, while finding his place in his new country. Can you belong if you're feared; can you protect if you're new? And how do you keep a family together when you're oceans apart? Sometimes when the world is spinning out of control, the best way to get through it is to embrace our own lovable uniqueness.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.
Grades 4-6. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.
Subject: Chinese Americans > Juvenile fiction.
COVID-19 (Disease) > Juvenile fiction.
Quarantine > Juvenile fiction.
Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder > Juvenile fiction.
Racially mixed people > Juvenile fiction.
Money-making projects > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Domestic fiction.
Social problem fiction.

Available copies

  • 13 of 21 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.

Holds

  • 1 current hold with 21 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rolla Public Library JFIC YAN (Text) 38256101834566 Juvenile Fiction Available -


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