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Roots and wings

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Ly,Many

Source:

Delacorte Press, Volume 1st, New York, p.262 (2008)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3612 .Y2 R66 2008

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/8122934

Keywords:

Asian American families--Fiction, Buddhism--Customs and practices--Fiction, Cambodian American families--Fiction, Cambodian American teenage girls--Fiction, Cambodian Americans--Fiction, Cambodian Americans--Juvenile fiction, Coming of age--Fiction, Fourteen-year-old girls--Fiction, Funeral rites and ceremonies--Fiction, Grandmothers--Fiction, Identity--Fiction, Mothers and daughters--Fiction, Realistic fiction, Saint Petersburg (Fla.)--Fiction, Teenage girls--Fiction

Abstract:

Summary: While in St. Petersburg, Florida, to give her grandmother a Cambodian funeral, fourteen-year-old Grace, who was raised in Pennsylvania, finally gets some answers about the father she never met, her mother's and grandmother's youth, and her Asian-American heritage.

Notes:

Lexile measure 720; ages 12-up; book level 4.7