by Kelly Yang
Conditional Recommendation: Chinese immigrants Mia Tang and her family work hard to run a motel and achieve the American Dream while confronting obstacles like prejudice with determination, hope, and kindness.
Age: Middle Grade
Series: Front Desk, Book One
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books (May 29, 2018)
Awards: 2019 Asian Pacific American Award for Children’s Literature Continue reading
by Francine Rivers
Conditional Recommendation: An old lonely lady, her bitter daughter, and her loving granddaughter navigate family secrets and redemption in this moving story.
Age: Young Adult
Series: Stand Alone
Hardcover: 423 pages
Publisher: Tyndale (1999)
Genre: Christian Contemporary Continue reading