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Making friends with Billy Wong by Augusta Scattergood

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Published by Scholastic, Incorporated in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Social life and customs,
  • Grandmothers,
  • Chinese Americans,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Friendship,
  • Prejudices,
  • History

Book details:

About the Edition

Azalea is not happy about being dropped off to care for Grandmother Clark. Paris Junction is nothing like her Texas hometown. And now she"s been thrown together with, troubled Willis DeLoach, gossipy Melinda Bowman, and Billy Wong, a Chinese-American boy who has his own troubles. Billy"s parents own the Lucky Foods grocery store, where days are long, and folks aren"t always friendly. Inspired by the true stories of Chinese immigrants who came to the American south during the civil rights era, this poignant story reminds us all that home is where our hearts reside, and that friends can come to us in the most unexpected ways.

Edition Notes

StatementAugusta Scattergood
The Physical Object
Pagination209 p.
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27218659M
ISBN 100545924251
ISBN 109780545924252
OCLC/WorldCa939426622

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Augusta Scattergood has done it again. She has written a book that is compelling and artful in its telling about how we encounter - and deal - with race. In “Making Friends with Billy Wong” our main character, Azalea, has to spend the summer with a grandmother whom 5/5(1). Making Friends with Billy Wong by Augusta Scattergood. 9 Total Resources View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Audio Excerpt from Making Friends with Billy Wong (Billy) Created by Nerdy Book Club View on Nerdy Book Club Share. Book Guides, Activities & Lessons 1. Story Map Multi-Leveled Lesson. Created by TeachingBooks. [ Pdf Making Friends with Billy Wong vegan PDF ] by Augusta Scattergood ç 06 February Augusta Scattergood 0 Comments [ Pdf Making Friends with Billy Wong vegan PDF ] by Augusta Scattergood ç Grow up can be a very hard thing even if you have family But spending time with a relative you hardly know, in a unfamiliar town. Making Friends with Billy Wong. By Augusta Scattergood. Format Books | Individual Titles | Paperback Book. $ LIST PRICE: $ YOU SAVE $ (%) Save to Wishlist Saved to Wishlist. Share. Key Features. Description. Azalea is not happy about being dropped off to look after Grandmother Clark.

Making Friends with Billy Wong. p>Azalea is not happy about being dropped off to look after Grandmother Clark. Even if she didn't care that much about meeting the new sixth graders in her Texas hometown, those strangers seem much preferable to the ones in Paris Junction. Talk about troubled Willis DeLoach or gossipy Melinda Bowman.   Praise for Making Friends with Billy Wong: “Scattergood paints an honest portrait of two young characters dealing with quick judgments, prejudice, and racism A refreshing novel inspired by real-life Chinese-American communities not often seen in stories.” —Kirkus ReviewsAuthor: Augusta Scattergood. TeachingBooks Guest Blogger: Augusta Scattergood “Writing with Friends: MAKING FRIENDS WITH BILLY WONG” Created by the TeachingBooks Blog Read the Blog Share. Making Friends With Billy Wong by Augusta Scattergood Mrs. Smith’s Spy School for Girls by Beth McMullen Mutant Mantis Lunch Ladies by Bruce Hale Real Friends by Shannon Hale by Gordon Korman Stef Soto, Taco Queen by Jennifer Torres Superstar by Mandy Davis The Unlikely Story of a Pig In The City by Jodi Kendall Watchdog by Will McIntoshFile Size: KB.