American born Chinese

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Reading Level:
IL: MG+ - BL: 3.3 - AR Pts: 1
Lexile measure:
GN: Graphic Novel 530L
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All Jin Wang wants is to fit in. When his family moves to a new neighbourhood, he suddenly finds that he's the only Chinese-American student at his school. Jocks and bullies pick on him constantly, and he has hardly any friends. Then, to make matters worse, he falls in love with an all-American girl...Born to rule over all the monkeys in the world, the story of the Monkey King is one of the oldest and greatest Chinese fables. Adored by his subjects, master of the arts of kung-fu, he is the most powerful monkey on earth. But the Monkey King doesn't want to be a monkey. He wants to be hailed as a god...Chin-Kee is the ultimate negative Chinese stereotype, and he's ruining his cousin Danny's life. Danny's a basketball player, a popular kid at school, but every year Chin-Kee comes to visit, and every year Danny has to transfer to a new school to escape the shame. This year, though, things quickly go from bad to worse...These three apparently unrelated tales come together with an unexpected twist, in a modern fable that is hilarious, poignant, and action-packed.
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ISBN:
9781596431522
9781429969369
9780312384487
159643208
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 3.3, 1 Points
Lexile measure:
GN: Graphic Novel 530L
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Grouping Title american born chinese
Grouping Author yang gene luen
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-10-15 23:15:01PM
Last Indexed 2019-10-16 00:04:08AM

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subject_facet Cartoons and comics
Chinese Americans -- Comic books, strips, etc
Graphic novels
Identity (Psychology) -- Comic books, strips, etc
Michael L. Printz Award -- 2007
Schools -- Fiction
title_display American born Chinese
title_full American Born Chinese
American born Chinese / Gene Luen Yang ; color by Lark Pien
American born Chinese / Gene Yanf ; coloring by Larn Pin
title_short American born Chinese
title_sub
topic_facet Cartoons and comics
Chinese Americans
Comic and Graphic Books
Identity (Psychology)
Michael L. Printz Award
Schools
Young Adult Fiction
Young Adult Literature