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Brown, Waka T.

Summary: "In this empowering deconstruction of the so-called American Dream, a twelve-year-old Japanese American girl grapples with, and ultimately rises above, the racism and trials of middle school she experiences while chasing her dreams. As the daughter of immigrants who came to America for a better life, Annie Inoue was raised to dream big. And at the start of seventh grade, she's channeling that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill Tree Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2022

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC BRO

Ng, Celeste

1 hold on 9 copies

Summary: "From the number one bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere, a deeply suspenseful and heartrending novel about the unbreakable love between a mother and child in a society consumed by fear Twelve-year-old Bird Gardner lives a quiet existence with his loving but broken father, a former linguist who now shelves books in Harvard University's library. Bird knows to not ask too many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2022

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NG

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: FIC NG

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NG

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NG

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NG

Ng, Celeste

Summary: "From the number one bestselling author of Little Fires Everywhere, a deeply suspenseful and heartrending novel about the unbreakable love between a mother and child in a society consumed by fear Twelve-year-old Bird Gardner lives a quiet existence with his loving but broken father, a former linguist who now shelves books in Harvard University's library. Bird knows to not ask too many...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 0000

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1 available in Book Club Kit, Call number: BOOK CLUB KIT FIC NG

Ng, Celeste

Summary: In a society consumed by fear, twelve-year-old Bird Gardner, after receiving a mysterious letter, sets out on a quest to find his mother, a Chinese-American poet who left when he was nine years old, leading him to New York City, where a new act of defiance may be the beginning of much-needed change.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Random House Large Print 2022

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP FIC NG

Ng, Celeste

Summary: Twelve-year-old Bird Gardner lives a quiet existence with his loving but broken father, a former linguist who now shelves books in Harvard University's library. Bird knows to not ask too many questions, stand out too much, or stray too far. For a decade, their lives have been governed by laws written to preserve "American culture" in the wake of years of economic instability and violence. To...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Audio 2022

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC NG

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC NG

Yang, Kelly

Summary: The Women's World Cup coming to Southern California, everyone is soccer-crazy -- especially Mia Tang! The U.S. is playing China in the finals, and Mia feels like her two identities are finally coming together. Less exciting, though? The fact that her P.E. teacher wants Mia to get out of the soccer field, too -- or fall short of the grade she needs to earn a spot at journalism camp. But as...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2022

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Cho, John

Summary: On the first night of rioting in the wake of the Rodney King verdict, Jordan's father leaves to check on the family store, spurring twelve-year-old Jordan and his friends to embark on a dangerous journey through South Central and Koreatown to come to his aid, encountering the racism within their community as they go.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Little, Brown and Company 2022

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC CHO

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in JT Fiction, Call number: JT Fiction Cho 2022

Yang, Kelly

Summary: "Mia Tang is going for the goal in the fourth Front Desk novel by New York Times bestselling author Kelly Yang! The Women's World Cup coming to Southern California, everyone is soccer-crazy -- especially Mia Tang! The U.S. is playing China in the finals, and Mia feels like her two identities are finally coming together. Less exciting, though? The fact that her P.E. teacher wants Mia to get out...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2022

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Yang, Kelly

Summary: "Mia Tang thinks she's going to have the best year ever. She and her parents are the proud owners of the Calivista Motel, Mia gets to run the front desk with her best friend, Lupe, and she's finally getting somewhere with her writing! But as it turns out, sixth grade is no picnic."--Publisher

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J PA FIC YAN

Ward, Chloe Ito

Summary: "When Aiko learns that Japanese people in her own country, the US, were once put in prison camps, she discovers fear and anger, and how emotions can grow. But she also learns that a simple act of kindness can cause love to grow"--front jacket flap.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Albert Whitman & Company 2024

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1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE WAR

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