Measuring Up by Ann Xu

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An ALA Top 10 Graphic Novel of 2021 A? A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection A? Fall 2020 Kids Indie Next List A? Featured in Today Show?_Ts AAPI Heritage Month ListA?A? Amazon Best Books November Selection A? Cybils Awards FinalistA?A? An NBC AAPI Selection A? Featured in Parents Magazine Book Nook October issue A? A CBC Hot off the Press October SelectionA?A? WA State Book Awards FinalistA?A? Texas Library Association Little Maverick SelectionFor fans of American Born Chinese and Roller Girl, Measuring Up is a don't-miss graphic novel debut from Lily LaMotte and Ann Xu!?_oA beautiful story about food, family, and finding your place in the world.?__ ?_"Gene Luen Yang, author ofA?American Born ChineseA?andA?Dragon Hoops?_oA delicious and heartwarming exploration of identity by a young immigrant trying to find her place in multiple cultures.?__ ?_"Remy Lai, author ofA?Pie in the SkyA?andA?Fly on the WallTwelve-year-old Cici has just moved from Taiwan to Seattle, and the only thing she wants more than to fit in at her new school is to celebrate her grandmother, A-mA??_Ts, seventieth birthday together. Since she can?_Tt go to A-mA?, Cici cooks up a plan to bring A-mA? to her by winning the grand prize in a kids?_T cooking contest to pay for A-mA??_Ts plane ticket!A?There?_Ts just one problem: Cici only knows how to cook Taiwanese food. And after her pickled cucumber debacle at lunch, she?_Ts determined to channel her inner Julia Child. Can Cici find a winning recipe to reunite with A-mA?, a way to fit in with her new friends, and somehow find herself too?
Binding: Paperback / softback

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