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The Resource Girl in translation, Jean Kwok

Girl in translation, Jean Kwok

Label
Girl in translation
Title
Girl in translation
Statement of responsibility
Jean Kwok
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Overview: When Kimberly Chang and her mother emigrate from Hong Kong to Brooklyn squalor, she quickly begins a secret double life: exceptional schoolgirl during the day, Chinatown sweatshop worker in the evenings. Disguising the more difficult truths of her life--like the staggering degree of her poverty, the weight of her family's future resting on her shoulders, or her secret love for a factory boy who shares none of her talent or ambition--Kimberly learns to constantly translate not just her language but herself back and forth between the worlds she straddles
Summary
Emigrating with her mother from Hong Kong to Brooklyn, Kimberly Chang begins a secret double life as an exceptional schoolgirl during the day and sweatshop worker at night, an existence also marked by her first crush and the pressure to save her family from poverty
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
Alex Award, 2011.
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348822
Cataloging source
  • YDXCP
  • YDXCP
Dewey number
813/.6
Index
no index present
Intended audience
840
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PS3611.W65
LC item number
G57 2011
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840
Literary form
fiction
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
Girl in translation, Jean Kwok
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20081123
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9781594487569
Lccn
2009041041
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn449284776
  • (OCoLC)449284776
Label
Girl in translation, Jean Kwok
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20081123
Dimensions
20 cm
Extent
307 pages
Isbn
9781594487569
Lccn
2009041041
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn449284776
  • (OCoLC)449284776

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