Seeing Emily
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Published by Amulet Books in New York .
Written in English


  • Self-perception -- Fiction,
  • Chinese Americans -- Fiction,
  • Family life -- Fiction,
  • Artists -- Fiction,
  • High schools -- Fiction,
  • Schools -- Fiction

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Relates in free verse the experiences of sixteen-year-old Emily, a gifted artist and the daughter of immigrants to the United States, as she tries to reconcile her American self with her Chinese heritage.

Edition Notes

StatementJoyce Lee Wong.
LC ClassificationsPZ7.L51514 See 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination268 p. ;
Number of Pages268
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24058848M
ISBN 100810992582
ISBN 109780810992580
LC Control Number2007282293

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Joyce Lee Wong's dazzling debut addresses the complexities of the contemporary Asian American experience, the pressures of American high school, and the age-old clash between teens and parents. This touching novel takes readers on a journey in which parents, peers and readers ultimately find new ways of seeing Emily. See this image Seeing Unknown Binding – January 1, by Emily K Larned (Author)Author: Emily K Larned. I recently finished reading "Still Emily" by Emily Owen and I have to say it's in my top ten books I've ever read. Emily was diagnosed at the age of sixteen with NF2 (Neurofibromatosis Type 2) of which I knew nothing about until I read her book. It is a really terrible illness /5.   Book blurb: To See The Unseen by Emily Apfel By theprairiesbookreview on October 7, • (0) Molecules: Lately, Luke’s been seeing large atoms in all kinds of ways Luke knows he cannot disclose his ADHD and dyslexia even to his closest friends. The fear of being judged is something every teenager fears.

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