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Lizzy Lin Sets the World Straight

Being adopted and Chinese is easy for eleven-year-old Lizzy.

Or it was until Lizzy’s “heart” mother signs her up for a Chinese dance class, so Lizzy could get in touch with her roots. Things go from annoying to heart-breaking as her former crib mate from their orphanage abandons her for the real Chinese girls in their dance class. The dancers all agree. Lizzy is a banana – yellow on the outside and white on the inside. Lizzy’s fifth-grade teacher makes her draw a family tree, but Lizzy, abandoned at birth, doesn’t have a clue who to put on her picture. The new kid on her soccer team calls her slant eyes. Jeez. No one has ever called her that before.

It's time to set them all straight about who she is. 

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