Nothing But the Truth by Justina Chen Headley
(and a few white lies)

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Half Asian and half white, Patty Ho has never felt completely home in her skin. When a Chinese fortuneteller foresees a white guy on Patty's horizon, things go from bad to worse in this debut novel by a bright new talent.
 

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Justina Chen grew up near Buffalo, NY and San Francisco. After attending Stanford University she spent time in New York and Sydney, Australia before settling near Seattle, Washington, where she currently lives with her two children. Her first book,Nothing But the Truth (and a few white lies), was a Book Sense pick, and her second novel,Girl Overboard, won praise from Olympic Gold Medalist and fellow snowboarder Hannah Teter. Her third novel, a gorgeously written story about a teen's quest for beauty,North of Beautiful, was critically acclaimed with starred reviews fromPublishers Weekly,Kirkus, andBooklist.
 
Published April 1, 2007 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers. 256 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books. Fiction

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A tumble of words flows out of Patty Ho as she tries to figure out how to be 15, and half white, half Taiwanese, hapa, says her buddy Jasmine, the "Asian-ator."

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It's almost as if her mother blames Patty for being half-white, like Patty had anything to do with that.

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Patty Ho is a 15 year-old with a serious identity crisis.

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