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Lucy and Linh

Title

Lucy and Linh

Authors

Alice Pung

Publisher

Random House Children's Books

Pages

352 pages

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780399550485

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Poverty; financial hardship; poor; impoverished family

Annotation

In Australia, Lucy tries to balance her life at home surrounded by her Chinese immigrant family, with her life at a pretentious private school.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

indirect

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese

Awards

Choices, 2017; Guide Book to Gift Books, 2016; NPR's Book Concierge, 2016; YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2017; YALSA Top 10 Diverse Fiction for Youth, 2017; Tayshas High School Reading List, 2017; Nominee; Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Young Adult Fiction

Keywords

cliques; high school; immigrants; schools

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

Lucy and Linh

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