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Girl in Translation

Jean Kwok

Hardcover, Large Print

List Price: 34.95*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (4/28/2010)
Paperback (5/3/2011)
Prebound (5/3/2011)
Hardcover (4/29/2010)
Paperback (6/1/2011)
Compact Disc (4/29/2010)

May 2010 Indie Next List

“It's never easy being the new kid, and harder still when you are poor and you don't speak the language. From a comfortable life in Hong Kong to a gritty sweatshop in New York, we follow Kimberly Chang in this smartly told story that illuminates the struggles of adolescence against a backdrop of poverty and cultural conflicts and reveals that, even in the land of opportunity, sometimes you have to fight for what you want and let go of what you love.”
— Carol Mark, Books On The Common, Ridgefield, CT
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When Kimberly Chang and her mother emigrate from Hong Kong to Brooklyn, Kimberly begins a secret double life: exceptional schoolgirl during the day, Chinatown sweatshop worker at night. Disguising the difficult truths of her life -- like the extent of her

Center Point Large Print, 9781602858879, 367pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2010