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Lucy and Linh

Title

Lucy and Linh

Authors

Alice Pung

Publisher

Random House Children's Books

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780399550485

Pages

352 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese

Family Formation

mother and father

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

Diversity Impact

indirect

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