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Subway Girl

Converse, Peter Jacob (Book - 2011 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Subway Girl


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In Hong Kong, Chan Tze Man, called Simon Chan, leaves high school because he can't master English, but when he befriends Amy, a Chinese- American who knows little Chinese, their unlikely bond gives hope to both.
Authors: Converse, Peter Jacob
Title: Subway girl
Publisher: New York :, HarperTeen,, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 210 p. ;,19 cm
Summary: In Hong Kong, Chan Tze Man, called Simon Chan, leaves high school because he can't master English, but when he befriends Amy, a Chinese- American who knows little Chinese, their unlikely bond gives hope to both.
ISBN: 0061575151
9780061575150
0061575143
9780061575143
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Report This Aug 12, 2013
  • DanceFiddler rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Simon is a Hong Kong high school student who is failing English. Amy is Chinese American, dragged to Hong Kong by her mother, and she’s having trouble speaking Chinese. The two meet on the subway and form an unlikely friendship. Spare and simple, a very sweet and well-drawn friendship story. I had a hard time appreciating the climax because I’m pro-life, but that in and of itself is not a flaw in the writing. The Hong Kong setting was vivid without being overpowering—from my few visits to Hong Kong, it all rang true.

Report This Aug 06, 2011
  • Kurisutaru rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

This book is ok...

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