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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 an engineer in China) does the cleaning, Mia works the front desk and tries to cope with demanding customers and other recent immigrants--not to mention being only one of two Chinese in her fifth grade class, the other being Mr. Yao's son, Jason.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Arthur A. Levine Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc.,, 2018
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781338157796
Branch Call Number: J YAN
Characteristics: 286 pages : portraits ; 22 cm

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