Front Desk, Book 1

Book review by Amanda Nojadera, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 9+

Immigrant kid tackles racism, bullying in powerful tale.

Parents say

age 9+

Based on 7 reviews

Kids say

age 9+

Based on 18 reviews

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age 10+

Work At A Front Desk & Read Front Desk!

Front Desk has won over 19 awards including being a top best seller. This realistic fiction book by Kelly Yang is about a 11 year old girl who works in a motel. Front Desk is a fantastic book. Whenever you read a book with incredible character development like this one, you will never be able to stop reading. Because of the fascinating content within the pages of this book, you will always be eager to turn the page. As long as the mood is there to help set the scene, the book will be amazing. An important message people receive from Front Desk is “You earn what you work for”. So if you enjoy books that are funny, realistic, and have themes, Front Desk is the book for you. This review is over, you may now rush to the nearest library and check out Front Desk.
age 10+

Excellent intro to the life of immigrants

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