Girl in Translation (Prebound)

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When Kimberly Chang and her mother emigrate from Hong Kong to Brooklyn squalor, she begins a secret double life: exceptional schoolgirl during the day, Chinatown sweatshop worker in the evenings. Disguising the more difficult truths of her life-like the staggering degree of her poverty, the weight of her family's future resting on her shoulders, or her secret love for a factory boy who shares none of her talent or ambition-Kimberly learns to constantly translate not just her language but also herself back and forth between the worlds she straddles.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781613831663
ISBN-10: 1613831668
Publisher: Perfection Learning
Publication Date: May 3rd, 2011
Pages: 307
Language: English