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Maizy Chen's Last Chance|Lisa Yee
Maizy Chen's Last Chance : (Newbery Honor Award Winner)
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NEWBERY HONOR AWARD WINNER - NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST - ASIAN/PACIFIC AMERICAN AWARD FOR YOUTH LITERATURETwelve year-old Maizy discovers her family's Chinese restaurant is full of secrets in this irresistible novel that celebrates food, fortune, and family.NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY School Library Journal - Booklist - The Horn Book - New York Public Library Welcome to the Golden Palace Maizy has never been to Last Chance, Minnesota . . . until now. Her mom's plan is just to stay for a couple weeks, until her grandfather gets better. But plans change, and as Maizy spends more time in Last Chance and at the Golden Palace--the restaurant that's been in her family for generations--she makes some discoveries.For instance:

  • You can tell a LOT about someone by the way they order food.
  • People can surprise you. Sometimes in good ways, sometimes in disappointing ways.
  • And the Golden Palace has secrets...

But the more Maizy discovers, the more questions she has. Like, why are her mom and her grandmother always fighting? Who are the people in the photographs on the office wall? And when she discovers that a beloved family treasure has gone missing--and someone has left a racist note--Maizy decides it's time to find the answers.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781984830258
  • ISBN-10: 1984830252
  • Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Publish Date: February 2022
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.8 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.88 pounds
  • Page Count: 288
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-12

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