The Way Home Looks Now


  • Author: Wendy Wan-Long Shang
  • Release Date : 2015-04-28
  • Genre: Family & Relationships
  • File Size: 19508045 Bytes


From the award-winning author of THE GREAT WALL OF LUCY WU comes a beautifully written and poignant story of family and loss, healing and friendship, and the great American pastime, baseball. Twelve-year-old Peter Lee and his family are baseball lovers, who bond over back lot games and talk of the Pittsburgh Pirates. But when tragedy strikes, the family flies apart and baseball no longer seems to matter. Is that true? Peter wonders if just maybe the game they love can pull them together and bring them back, safe at home....

The Way Home Looks Now
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

The Way Home Looks Now


  • Author : Wendy Wan-Long Shang
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2015-04-28
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780545609586


The Way Home Looks Now Book Description :

From the award-winning author of THE GREAT WALL OF LUCY WU comes a beautifully written and poignant story of family and loss, healing and friendship, and the great American pastime, baseball. Twelve-year-old Peter Lee and his family are baseball lovers, who bond over back lot games and talk of the Pittsburgh Pirates. But when tragedy strikes, the family flies apart and baseball no longer seems to matter. Is that true? Peter wonders if just maybe the game they love can pull them together and bring them back, safe at home....

Not Your All American Girl

Not Your All American Girl


  • Author : Wendy Wan-Long Shang
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2020-07-07
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781338037784


Not Your All American Girl Book Description :

A multicultural story full of heart and hilarity about what it means to be all-American....

This Is Just a Test
Score: 2.5
From 4 Ratings

This Is Just a Test


  • Author : Wendy Wan-Long Shang
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2017-06-27
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781338037746


This Is Just a Test Book Description :

Rosenberg and Wan-Long Shang tell the story of a boy caught in the middle of cultures, friends, and growing up Chinese-Jewish-American in this hilariously witty and heartwarming coming-of-age....

The Rice in the Pot Goes Round and Round

The Rice in the Pot Goes Round and Round


  • Author : Wendy Wan-Long Shang
  • Publisher : Orchard Books
  • Release Date : 2021-04-20
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 133862119X


The Rice in the Pot Goes Round and Round Book Description :

Sing along to this delicious twist on "The Wheels on the Bus" and celebrate the food, laughter, and love of a multigenerational family meal! The rice in the pot goes round and round, Round and round, round and round, The rice in the pot goes round and round At the table where my family gathers round... At the table where this family gathers, they share food, laughter, and, most of all, love. Readers of all ages are sure to delight in this joyful, expressive sing-along, slurping noodles, squishing tofu, and tapping chopsticks as they sing along to this familiar tune. Rhythmic text from The Great Wall of Lucy Wu author and Asian/Pacific American Library Association Award winner Wendy Wan-Long Shang, and vibrant, playful illustrations from artist Lorian...

Shortest Way Home  One Mayor s Challenge and a Model for America s Future
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

Shortest Way Home One Mayor s Challenge and a Model for America s Future


  • Author : Pete Buttigieg
  • Publisher : Liveright Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-02-12
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781631494376


Shortest Way Home One Mayor s Challenge and a Model for America s Future Book Description :

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "The best American political autobiography since Barack Obama’s Dreams from My Father." —Charles Kaiser, The Guardian A mayor’s inspirational story of a Midwest city that has become nothing less than a blueprint for the future of American renewal. Once described by the Washington Post as “the most interesting mayor you’ve never heard of,” Pete Buttigieg, the thirty-seven-year-old mayor of South Bend, Indiana, has now emerged as one of the nation’s most visionary politicians. With soaring prose that celebrates a resurgent American Midwest, Shortest Way Home narrates the heroic transformation of a “dying city” (Newsweek) into nothing less than a shining model of urban reinvention. Interweaving two narratives...

The Great Wall of Lucy Wu
Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

The Great Wall of Lucy Wu


  • Author : Wendy Wan-Long Shang
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2013-01-01
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780545510332


The Great Wall of Lucy Wu Book Description :

Lucy Wu, aspiring basketball star and interior designer, is on the verge of having the best year of her life. She's ready to rule the school as a sixth grader, go out for captain of the school basketball team, and take over the bedroom she has always shared with her sister. In an instant, though, her plans are shattered when she finds out that Yi Po, her beloved grandmother's sister, is coming to visit for several months -- and is staying in Lucy's room. Lucy's vision of a perfect year begins to crumble, and in its place come an unwelcome roommate, foiled birthday plans, a bully who tries to scare Lucy off the basketball team, and Chinese school with the annoying know-it-all Talent Chang. Lucy's year is ruined -- or is it? A wonderfully funny, warm, ...

The Way Home
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

The Way Home


  • Author : Cindy Gerard
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-10-29
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781476735221


The Way Home Book Description :

New York Times bestselling author Cindy Gerard’s novel about a soldier’s wife and a daring rescue mission is “smart, romantic, exciting, and so emotionally satisfying” (#1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr). Killed in Action—the most dreaded words imaginable for a soldier’s wife. Jess Albert has been living with them for four years, since the death of her husband in Afghanistan. Finding blessed numbness in routine, she doesn’t dare to look ahead, any more than she can bear to look back. Then Tyler Brown, a former special-ops warrior, shows up at her small general store in Minnesota North Woods, jarring her back to life. Jess knows better than to fall in love with another man who places duty to his country before love of his w...

Finding the Way Home

Finding the Way Home


  • Author : Sarah Byrd
  • Publisher : WestBow Press
  • Release Date : 2010-07-19
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1449703496


Finding the Way Home Book Description :

SUZANNE MORGAN HAS LOST HERSELF. Peter Stewart has lost his way. Though from different worlds, grief has exposed their weaknesses and left them both searching for truth that heals. Suzanne and her ten-year-old daughter, Blair, take a three-month trip to the southern coast of England to recover from the year’s events. As they settle into village life, they make unexpected friends who will change them forever. Eleanor Cavendish, a wise widow who shows them motherly love. Ian Hamilton, a high-strung vicar who takes an immediate interest in Suzanne. And Peter, the charming headmaster, who gets Suzanne’s attention with his tender care for Blair. Set in rugged Cornwall, this is a story of true identity, real friendship and the nature of love. “In a w...

Making Our Way Home

Making Our Way Home


  • Author : Blair Imani
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Genre: African American arts
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781984856920


Making Our Way Home Book Description :

A powerful illustrated history of the Great Migration and its sweeping impact on Black and American culture, from Reconstruction to the rise of hip hop. Over the course of six decades, an unprecedented wave of Black Americans left the South and spread across the nation in search of a better life--a migration that sparked stunning demographic and cultural changes in twentieth-century America. Through gripping and accessible historical narrative paired with illustrations, author and activist Blair Imani examines the largely overlooked impact of The Great Migration and how it affected--and continues to affect--Black identity and America as a whole. Making Our Way Home explores issues like voting rights, domestic terrorism, discrimination, and segregatio...

The Longest Way Home
Score: 2.5
From 6 Ratings

The Longest Way Home


  • Author : Andrew McCarthy
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2013-06-04
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781451667509


The Longest Way Home Book Description :

The actor-turned-travel writer meditates on how travel has helped him to overcome life-long fears and confront his resistance to commitment, tracing his soul-searching visits to such world regions as Patagonia, the Amazon, and Kilimanjaro....