My Almost Flawless Tokyo Dream Life
On her sixteenth birthday, Elle Zoellner leaves the foster care system to live with the father she never knew in Tokyo, Japan.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality; Disability and Health; Foster Care; Single Parent; Incarceration; Multiracial; Bilingual; Multiethnic; Gay/Lesbian; Addiction; foster teenager; foster parents; single mother; single father; mother in prison; bilingual family; bilingual teenager; multiracial child; multiethnic mother; lesbian aunt; lesbian adult; substance abuse; drug abuse; adult with an addiction
Asian (Japanese) / Brown-Skinned
single father; incarcerated mother
Booklist Book Review Stars, 2018
Tokyo, Japan; father-daughter relationships; dating; privilege; wealth; teenagers; racially diverse school; social status; cultural differences; family changes; international school; absentee family
Cohn, Rachel, "My Almost Flawless Tokyo Dream Life" (2018). Diverse Families. 1804.