|By (author):||LaMotte, Lily|
|Illustrated By:||Xu, Ann|
|Subject:||JUVENILE FICTION / General|
|YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Cooking & Food|
|YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Themes)|
|YOUNG ADULT FICTION / General|
|Size:||8.00in x 5.50in|
|From The Publisher*|
"A beautiful story about food, family, and finding your place in the world." -Gene Luen Yang, author of American Born Chinese and Dragon Hoops
"A delicious and heartwarming exploration of identity by a young immigrant trying to find her place in multiple cultures." -Remy Lai, author of Pie in the Sky and Fly on the Wall
Twelve-year-old Cici has just moved from Taiwan to Seattle, and the only thing she wants more than to fit in at her new school is to celebrate her grandmother, A-má's, seventieth birthday together.
Since she can't go to A-má, Cici cooks up a plan to bring A-má to her by winning the grand prize in a kids' cooking contest to pay for A-má's plane ticket! There's just one problem: Cici only knows how to cook Taiwanese food.
And after her pickled cucumber debacle at lunch, she's determined to channel her inner Julia Child. Can Cici find a winning recipe to reunite with A-má, a way to fit in with her new friends, and somehow find herself too?
A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection