Thorndike Press

Three Keys: A Front Desk Novel

  • Kelly Yang
  • Offered By: Thorndike Striving Reader
  • ISBN-10: 1432883267
  • ISBN-13: 9781432883263
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.20 lbs ( .54 kgs)
  • 430 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released November 2020



A New York Times Bestselling Author
A Front Desk Novel

Mia Tang and her parents are the proud owners of the Calivista Motel. Mia gets to run the front desk with her best friend, Lupe, and she’s finally getting somewhere with her writing! But as it turns out, sixth grade is no picnic.
1. Mia’s new teacher doesn’t think her writing is all that great.
2. The motel is struggling, and Mia has to answer to the Calivista’s worried investors.
3. A new immigration law is looming and if it passes, it will threaten everything — and everyone in Mia’s life.

It’s a roller coaster of challenges, and Mia needs all of her determination to hang on tight. But if anyone can find the key to getting through turbulent times, it’s Mia Tang!

Age Range: 8-12 | Grade Level: 3-7 | Lexile Measure: 710L


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