Front Desk (Scholastic Gold)

Recommended by Todd Nesloney, and 1 others. See all reviews

Ranked #3 in Immigration, Ranked #12 in Multiculturalsee more rankings.

Winner of the Asian / Pacific American Award for Children's Literature!

* "Many readers will recognize themselves or their neighbors in these pages." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Mia Tang has a lot of secrets.

Number 1: She lives in a motel, not a big house. Every day, while her immigrant parents clean the rooms, ten-year-old Mia manages the front desk of the Calivista Motel and tends to its guests.

Number 2: Her parents hide immigrants. And if the mean motel owner, Mr. Yao, finds out they've been letting them stay in the empty...

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Todd Nesloney I don’t know why it took me so long to get around to reading #FrontDesk but WOW! This book was full of so much heart and I shed tears throughout. A must read for sure. Get yours here: #SparksInTheDark #kidlit #affiliatelink (Source)

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