Maizy Chen’s Last Chance

By Lisa Yee (Author)

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. 


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.

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