Pie in the Sky by Remy Lai

Pie in the Sky

Remy Lai

fiction middle grade emotional slow-paced

385 pages | first published 2019


When eleven-year-old Jingwen moves to a new country, he feels like he's landed on Mars. School is torture, making friends is impossible since he doesn’t speak English, and he's often stuck looking after his (extremely irritating) little brother, Y...
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