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Key player / Kelly Yang.

Yang, Kelly, (author.). Yang, Kelly. Sequel to (work): Room to dream. (Added Author).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338776256
  • ISBN: 1338776258
  • Physical Description: 274 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2022.

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Summary, etc.:
"Mia Tang is going for the goal in the fourth Front Desk novel by New York Times bestselling author Kelly Yang! The Women's World Cup coming to Southern California, everyone is soccer-crazy -- especially Mia Tang! The U.S. is playing China in the finals, and Mia feels like her two identities are finally coming together. Less exciting, though? The fact that her P.E. teacher wants Mia to get out of the soccer field, too -- or fall short of the grade she needs to earn a spot at journalism camp. But as always, Mia Tang is ready with a plan: she'll track down the two women's teams, interview them, and write an A-grade article for P.E. instead! It's not so easy, though, finding professional athletes in Pasadena -- or bringing two identities together, even during a game. As Mia aims for her goals, she'll have to face prejudice, discrimination, and her own fears. But if anyone can find a way to win, it's Mia Tang!"-- Provided by publisher
Target Audience Note:
600L Lexile
Decoding demand: 94 (very high) Semantic demand: 100 (very high) Syntactic demand: 87 (very high) Structure demand: 88 (very high) Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.2 9 516448.
Subject: FIFA Women's World Cup > Juvenile fiction.
Sports journalism > Juvenile fiction.
Soccer stories.
Women soccer players > Juvenile fiction.
Immigrant families > California, Southern > Juvenile fiction.
Immigrants > California, Southern > Juvenile fiction.
Chinese > California, Southern > Juvenile fiction.
Chinese Americans > California, Southern > Juvenile fiction.
Motels > California, Southern > Juvenile fiction.
Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Families > Juvenile fiction.
Racism > Juvenile fiction.
Asians > California > Juvenile fiction.
Racism against Asians > Juvenile fiction.
Middle schools > Juvenile fiction.
California, Southern > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Sports fiction.
School fiction.
Social problem fiction.
Humorous fiction.

Available copies

  • 16 of 17 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Cass County.


  • 0 current holds with 17 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cass County Library-Harrisonville J YAN 2022 (Text) 0002206017622 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center J YAN 2022 (Text) 0002206017630 Juvenile Fiction Available -

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