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Yang, Kelly

Summary: Mia Tang's sixth grade year complicated by a hard-to-please teacher, financial setbacks at her parents' motel, and a looming immigration law that threatens to derail her entire life.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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2 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC YAN

Yang, Kelly

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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Arthur A. Levine Books, Scholastic Inc. 2018

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Yang, Kelly

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....

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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

Yang, Kelly

Summary: "They're called parachutes: teenagers dropped off to live in private homes and study in the United States while their wealthy parents remain in Asia. Claire Wang never thought she'd be one of them, until her parents pluck her from her privileged life in Shanghai and enroll her at a high school in California. Suddenly she finds herself living in a stranger's house, with no one to tell her what...

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Findaway World, LLC 2020

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1 available in Playaway, Call number: YA FIC YAN

Yang, Kelly

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Summary: They're called parachutes: teenagers dropped off to live in private homes and study in the US while their wealthy parents remain in Asia. Claire Wang never thought she'd be one of them, until her parents pluck her from her privileged life in Shanghai and enroll her at a high school in California. Suddenly she finds herself living in a stranger's house, with no one to tell her what to do for the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publisher 2020

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1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC YAN

Yang, Kelly

Summary: "After years of hard work, Mia Tang finally gets to go on vacation with her family--to China! A total dream come true. Mia can't wait to see all her cousins and grandparents again, especially her cousin Shen. As she roams around Beijing, witnessing some of the big changes China's going through, Mia thinks about the changes in her own life, like . . . 1. Lupe's taking classes at the high school!...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2021

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

Various Artists

Contents: Are you gonna be my girl / Jet -- Harder to breath / Maroon 5 -- You and I both / Jason Mraz -- Milkshake / Kelis -- I'm still in love with you / Sean Paul (feat. Sasha) -- Salt Shaker / Ying Yang Twins (feat. Lil' Jon & the East Side Boyz) -- Tipsy / J-Kwon -- Rubber band man / T.I. -- You don't know my name / Alicia Keys -- The voice within / Christina Aguilera -- Sorry 2004 / Ruben Studdard...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: BMG & Warner Music Group 2004

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD POP/ROCK TOT

Yang, Belle

Summary: Featuring side-by-side text in English and Mandarin Chinese, a bilingual celebration of the natural world combines illustrations with concept-reinforcing sound words describing a little hedgehog's exploration of his surroundings.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Candlewick Press 2015

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1 available in Juvenile World Languages, Call number: BOARD CHINESE YAN

Summary: When a prominent French politician is found dead on the border between the UK and France, detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wassermann are sent to investigate on behalf of their respective countries. The case takes a surreal turn when a shocking discovery is made at the crime scene, forcing the French and British police into an uneasy partnership.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV TUN

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Summary: In June of 1969, the fourth Memphis Country Blues Festival took place at the city's famed Overton Park Band Shell. Fueled by the rediscovery of blues artists like Furry Lewis and Mississippi Fred McDowell, the fest had been launched in 1966 by a group of Bluff City blues fans and counterculturalists. The '69 edition -- which doubled as a celebration of Memphis' sesquicentennial -- promised the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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