A Chinese American Girl Learns That Her Name Contains Multitudes
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By Jean Kwok
THE MANY MEANINGS OF MEILAN
By Andrea Wang
As a child, I read every book I could get my hands on from the children’s section of the Brooklyn Public Library, starting with A and working my way through to Z. But much as I loved Anne Shirley of Green Gables, Jo March, Harriet the Spy and Nancy Drew, a part of me was searching for another Chinese American girl like myself. I didn’t find her. So it was with pleasure that I read Andrea Wang’s debut middle grade novel, “The Many Meanings of Meilan.”
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