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

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Price
$8.99  $8.36
Publisher
Yearling Books
Publish Date
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.15 X 7.6 X 0.7 inches | 0.46 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781984830272

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About the Author
Lisa Yee is a Newbery Honoree and National Book Award finalist for Maizy Chen's Last Chance. She is also the author of over 21 books for young people, including the groundbreaking Millicent Min, Girl Genius; Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time; and the DC Super Hero Girls novel series. Lisa is a frequent contributor to NPR's Books We Love. A third-generation Chinese American, Lisa says, "I wrote Maizy Chen's Last Chance as a tribute to my grandparents and to all the immigrants who made the journey to America." Lisa divides her time between Western Massachusetts and Los Angeles.
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