Maizy Chen’s Last Chance
As Maizy gets to know her ailing grandfather and helps run the family’s Chinese restaurant during an unplanned summer in Minnesota, she also discovers her family history and fights racial prejudice.
- Fiction, General Fiction
- John Newbery Medal 2023 (Honor Title), Notable Children's Books 2023
- Age: Middle
- Format: Book
- ISBN: 9781984830258
From the 2023 Newbery press release:
Yee skillfully intertwines contemporary realistic, historical fiction and mystery in a story that explores healing fractured relationships, confronting anti-Asian/Asian American racism and celebrating identity.