Maizy Chen's Last Chance: (Newbery Honor Award Winner)

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Product Details

Price
$22.99
Publisher
Random House Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
288
Dimensions
5.5 X 8.3 X 1.0 inches | 0.65 pounds
Language
English
Type
Library Binding
EAN/UPC
9781984830265

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About the Author

Lisa Yee's debut novel, Millicent Min, Girl Genius, won the prestigious Sid Fleischman Humor Award. Her other novels for young people, with nearly two million copies in print, include Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time, So Totally Emily Ebers, Absolutely Maybe, and two books about a fourth grader, Bobby vs. Girls (Accidentally) and Bobby the Brave (Sometimes). Lisa is also the author of American Girl's Kanani books and Good Luck, Ivy. Her novel Warp Speed is about a Star Trek geek who gets beat up every day at school. Lisa is a former Thurber House Children's writer-in-residence whose books have been chosen as an NPR Best Summer Read, a Sports Illustrated Kids Hot Summer Read, and a USA Today Critics' Top Pick. Visit Lisa at lisayee.com.

Reviews

Praise for MAIZY CHEN'S LAST CHANCE:

★ "Lisa Yee combines neglected U.S. history and multi-generational family legends... to create the delightful and enlightening Maizy Chen's Last Chance." --Shelf Awareness, starred review

★ "A moving, multilayered family narrative." --Booklist, starred review

★ "Captivating... and prompts readers to consider what it means to be American." --The Horn Book, starred review

★ "This fast-paced, humorous, heartwarming tale of family and history is likely to appeal to readers of all ages." --School Library Journal, starred review

"Heartfelt, personal, and real--this book is a gift." --Tae Keller, Newbery-winning author of When You Trap a Tiger

"Bursting with humor and heart." --Kate Messner, New York Times bestselling author of Breakout

"I love this book. This is a big story and brings up much-needed discussion about the importance of community, history, and truth." --Rita Williams-Garcia, Newbery Honor-winning author of One Crazy Summer