Nothing but the truth: (and a few white lies)

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DESCRIPTION: Hapa (Half Asian and half white) Patty Ho has never felt completely at home in her skin. Life at House Ho is tough enough between her ultra-strict Taiwanese mom (epic-length lectures and all) and her Harvard-bound big brother. But things get worse when a Chinese fortuneteller channels Patty's future via her bellybutton...and divines a white guy on her horizon. Her mom then freaks out and ships her off to math camp at Stanford. Just as Patty writes off her summer of woe, life starts glimmering with all kinds of probabilities. Written with the perfect balance of humor, poignancy, and sharp wit, NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH (and a few white lies) is the debut of a bright new talent.
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subject_facet Mothers and daughters -- Fiction
Prejudices -- Fiction
Racially mixed people -- Fiction
Self-esteem -- Fiction
Single-parent families -- Fiction
Stanford University -- Fiction
Taiwanese Americans -- Fiction
title_display Nothing but the truth : (and a few white lies)
title_full Nothing But the Truth And a Few White Lies
Nothing but the truth : (and a few white lies) / Justina Chen Headley
title_short Nothing but the truth :
title_sub (and a few white lies)
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Prejudices
Racially mixed people
Self-esteem
Single-parent families
Taiwanese Americans
Young Adult Fiction
Young Adult Literature