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We Take School POs
Child of the Owl
Contributor(s): Yep, Laurence (Author)

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ISBN: 081246902X     ISBN-13: 9780812469028
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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Binding Type: Prebound - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: October 1990
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Annotation: After an injury sends her father to the hospital, Casey is sent to Chinatown to stay with Paw-Paw, her grandmother. There she comes to understand, and even embrace, her Chinese heritage. Sequel to the award-winning "Dragonwings".

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Family - Multigenerational
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - United States - Asian American
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - Emotions & Feelings
Dewey: FIC
Age Level: 10-13
Grade Level: 5-8
Lexile Measure: 920(Not Available)
Series: Golden Mountain Chronicles
Physical Information: 0.9" H x 5.2" W x 7.6" (0.60 lbs) 217 pages
Themes:
- Topical - Adolescence/Coming of Age
- Ethnic Orientation - Asian
- Topical - Family
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 358
Reading Level: 5.5   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 10.0
 
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
Twelve-year-old Casey is waiting for the day that Barney, her father, hits it big -- 'cause when that horse comes in, he tells her, it's the penthouse suite. But then hr ends up in the hospital, and Casey is sent to Chinatown to live with her grandmother, Paw-Paw. Now the waiting seems longer than ever.

Casey feels lost in Chinatown. She's not prepared for the Chinese school, the noisy crowds, missing her father. But Paw-Paw tells her about the mother Casey never knew, and about her family's owl charm and her true Chinese name. And Casey at last begins to understand that this -- Paw-Paw's Chinatown home, her parents' home -- is her home, too.

 
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