Measuring Up

ISBN-10: 006297386X
ISBN-13: 9780062973863
Author: LaMotte, Lily
Illustrated by: Xu, Ann
Interest Level: 3-7
Publisher: HarperCollins

Publication Date: October 2020

Copyright: 2020

Page Count: 208

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Interest Level

Grades 3-7

Reading Level

Lexile: HL360L
Accelerated Reader Level: 3.0
Accelerated Reader Points: 1.0

BISAC Subjects


JUVENILE FICTION / Family / General (see also headings under Social Themes)

Twelve-year-old Cici has just moved from Taiwan to Seattle, and the only thing she wants more than to fit in at her new school is to celebrate her grandmother, A-ma;'s, seventieth birthday together. Since she can't go to A-ma;, Cici cooks up a plan to bring A-ma; to her by winning the grand prize in a kids' cooking contest to pay for A-ma;'s plane ticket!There's just one problem: Cici only knows how to cook Taiwanese food. And after her pickled cucumber debacle at lunch, she's determined to channel her inner Julia Child. Can Cici find a winning recipe to reunite with A-ma;, a way to fit in with her new friends, and somehow find herself too?
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