03 Mar / Yang the Third and Her Impossible Family by Lensey Namioka [in What Do I Read Next? Multicultural Literature]
Yingmei Yang wants to “be American.” She’s changed her name to Mary, keeps a notebook of American slang, and tries her best to make friends at school. But she realizes that fitting in means she must first learn to accept her own family just as they are, even with their traditional Chinese ways. Entertaining sequel to Namioka’s 1992 Yang the Youngest and His Terrible Ear.
Readers: Middle Grade