Unidentified Suburban Object

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By Mike Jung
Publisher Scholastic Inc.
Unidentified Suburban Object
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The next person who compares Chloe Cho with famous violinist Abigail Yang is going to HEAR it. Chloe has just about had it with people not knowing the difference between someone whos Chinese, Japanese, or Korean. Shes had it with people thinking that everything she does well getting good grades, winning first chair in the orchestra, et CETera are because shes ASIAN.Of course, her own parents dont want to have anything to DO with their Korean background. Any time Chloe asks them a question they change the subject. They seem perfectly happy to be the only Asian family in town. Its only when Chloes with her best friend, Shelly, that she doesnt feel like a total alien.Then a new teacher comes to town: Ms. Lee. Shes Korean American, and for the first time Chloe has a person to talk to who seems to understand completely. For Ms. Lees class, Chloe finally gets to explore her family history. But what she unearths is lightyears away from what she expected.

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49682 words49,682 words
272 pages272 pages
Lexile 830LLexile 830L
Grade 3 to 7Grade 3 to 7
Age 8-12Age 8-12
Published 2017Published 2017

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