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Girl in Translation

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Girl in Translation - Jean Kwok
Kimberly and her mother emigrate to Brooklyn in the early 1980s from Hong Kong. A story of resilience, courage, and determination.


Jean Kwok: Teaching with Girl in Translation

Jean Kwok discusses how teachers can use Girl in Translation to explore cultural understanding in schools, identity, and how language and cultural differences affect immigrants.


Jean Kwok: Student Connections to Girl in Translation

Jean Kwok discusses how students can connect to her book Girl in Translation. Kwok's book explores themes of identity, immigration, friendship, family, labor, and coming-of-age.

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