Parents' Guide to

New from Here

By Amanda Nojadera, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Asian American boy fights racism during COVID-19 pandemic.

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age 8+

Based on 1 parent review

age 8+
It was so good My favorite of Kelly’s books

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Is It Any Good?

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Kelly Yang's thoughtful and timely tale tackles racism, separation, and the pandemic while highlighting the power of family, friendship, and kindness. Although some might be tired of COVID-19, readers will appreciate the siblings' creativity and resourcefulness as they try to find a way to reunite their family and will enjoy watching their relationship with each other grow. As New From Here progresses, kids will learn how to speak out against racism and come to understand the importance of perseverance, communication, and courage.

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