Learning to Fly by Paul Yee
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Jason is an outsider. A recent immigrant from China, he lives in a close-minded town with his mother and younger brother. Falling in with the wrong crowd, trying to fit in, Jason takes chances and ends up in trouble with the police. Holding on to his friendship with a Native boy, also an outsider, Jason finds he needs to fight to belong and to find a new home.

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PAUL YEE is a writer and archivist who grew up around Vancouver\s Chinatown and is now living in Toronto. He has written many stories and articles and has won the Ruth Schwartz Children\'s Book Award the IODE Book Award and the Sheila A. Egoff Children\'s Prize.'
Published October 1, 2008 by Orca Book Publishers. 108 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books. Fiction

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Seventeen-year-old Jason is having a hard time adjusting to life as a new Chinese immigrant in a small Ontario town.

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I would recommend this title to reluctant readers especially those who have difficulty reading.

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