Roots and wings
Source:Delacorte Press, Volume 1st, New York, p.262 (2008)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3612 .Y2 R66 2008
Keywords:Asian American families--Fiction, Buddhism--Customs and practices--Fiction, Cambodian American families--Fiction, Cambodian American teenage girls--Fiction, Cambodian Americans--Fiction, Cambodian Americans--Juvenile fiction, Coming of age--Fiction, Fourteen-year-old girls--Fiction, Funeral rites and ceremonies--Fiction, Grandmothers--Fiction, Identity--Fiction, Mothers and daughters--Fiction, Realistic fiction, Saint Petersburg (Fla.)--Fiction, Teenage girls--Fiction
Summary: While in St. Petersburg, Florida, to give her grandmother a Cambodian funeral, fourteen-year-old Grace, who was raised in Pennsylvania, finally gets some answers about the father she never met, her mother's and grandmother's youth, and her Asian-American heritage.
Lexile measure 720; ages 12-up; book level 4.7