Winner of the 2019 Asian Pacific American Award for Literature

A New York Times Bestselling Series

Mia Tang has a secret . . .

Actually, a lot of secrets. She doesn't live in a house like her friends. She doesn't have a dog. Instead, Mia and her parents live and work in a motel! 

10 STARRED REVIEWS for the Front Desk Series

"Many readers will recognize themselves or their neighbors in these pages." 

-- Kirkus Reviews, starred review of FRONT DESK

"This book will help foster empathy for the immigrant experience for young readers, while for immigrant children, it is a much-needed and validating mirror….Deserving of shelf space in every classroom and library."

-- Booklist, starred review of FRONT DESK

"Reminiscent of the television series Fresh Off the Boat, this title is an honest account of the ups and downs of immigrant life in America in the early 1990s. " 

-- Bulletin for the Center of Children's Books, starred review of FRONT DESK

      "A swiftly moving plot and a winsome protagonist make this a first purchase for any collection, especially where realistic fiction is in demand."

--School Library Journal, starred review of FRONT DESK

"Mia is the compassionate action-driven heroine today's readers deserve!"

-- Publisher's Weekly, starred review of THREE KEYS

      "Yang scores another win; a heartwarming story about living your own life fully, even in the face of obstacles."

--Kirkus Reviews, starred review of KEY PLAYER

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