Scholastic Press Room to Dream (A Front Desk Novel)
Scholastic Press Room to Dream (A Front Desk Novel)

Room to Dream (A Front Desk Novel)

By Kelly Yang

$17.99

Publication Date: September 21, 2021

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Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7

New York Times bestselling author Kelly Yang is back with another heartwarming and inspiring story of Mia and friends!Mia Tang is going for her dreams!After years of hard work, Mia Tang finally gets to go on vacation with her family -- to China! A total dream come true! Mia can't wait to see all her cousins and grandparents again, especially her cousin Shen. As she roams around Beijing, witnessing some of the big changes China's going through, Mia thinks about the changes in her own life, like . . .1. Lupe's taking classes at the high school! And Mia's own plans to be a big writer are . . . stuck.2. Something happened with Jason and Mia has no idea what to do about it.3. New buildings are popping up all around the motel, and small businesses are disappearing.Can the Calivista survive? Buckle up! Mia is more determined than ever to get through the turbulence, now that she finally has . . . room to dream!

About the Author

Kelly Yang is the author of Front Desk, which won the 2019 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature and was chosen a Best Book of the Year by multiple publications, including NPR, the Washington Post, and the New York Public Library. Kelly's family immigrated to the United States from China when she was a young girl, and she grew up in California, in circumstances very similar to those of Mia Tang. She eventually left the motels and went to college at the age of 13, and is a graduate of UC Berkeley and Harvard Law School. She is the founder of The Kelly Yang Project, a leading writing and debating program for children in Asia and the United States. Her writing has been published in the South China Morning Post, the New York Times, the Washington Post, and the Atlantic. To learn more about her and the Front Desk books, visit frontdeskthebook.com.

Format: Hardcover

Length: 320 pages

Publisher: Scholastic Press

Publication Date: September 21, 2021

ISBN: 9781338621129

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