Maya and the Cotton Candy BoyBook - 2011
Newly arrived from Kazakhstan, twelve-year-old Maya Alazova resents the way her mother babies her brother, but when she leaves her English Language Learner program for mainstream classes and has to deal with a boy, a bully, and conflict at home, she finds her brother can help with their new culture in ways their parents can't.
Publisher: Burton, Wash. : Endicott and Hugh Books, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: J FICTION OKIMOTO JEAN
Characteristics: x, 191 p. ; 23 cm
Alternative Title: My favorite chaperone
From Library Staff
Both Maya and her younger brother Nurzhan, immigrants from Kazakhstan, face ridicule and bullying because of their cultural differences. Gr. 5-7.