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Yolk

Author: Mary H K Choi
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, [2021]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Struggling with emotional problems and an eating disorder, Jayne, a Korean American college student living in New York City, is estranged from her accomplished older sister June, until June gets cancer.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fictional Work
Young adult works
Novels
Fiction
Juvenile works
Romans
Juvenile fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc. pour la jeunesse
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Choi, Mary H.K.
Yolk.
New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, 2021
(DLC) 2020025066
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary H K Choi
ISBN: 9781665901598 1665901594 9781534446007 1534446001
OCLC Number: 1269244752
Notes: Includes never-before-published deleted scene.
"This is a work of fiction that mirrors aspects of my own history with disordered eating, dysmorphia, and bulimia. For those struggling with body image and food, this story might be emotionally expensive for you. Please be gentle with yourselves-- sensitivity is a superpower. And please know that there is no such thing as a bad body. Truly. Take up space, it is your birthright. Love, Mary"--Third page after title page verso
Target Audience: Ages 14 up.; Grades 10-12.
Description: 401 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Mary H.K. Choi.

Abstract:

Struggling with emotional problems and an eating disorder, Jayne, a Korean American college student living in New York City, is estranged from her accomplished older sister June, until June gets cancer.

Jayne and June are nothing alike. Their family moved from Seoul to San Antonio and finally New York. The sisters don't want anything to do with each other ... until June gets cancer. And Jayne becomes the only one who can help her. Now, flung together by sickness, bound by family secrets, they learn more about themselves and each other than they may be willing to confront. -- adapted from jacket.

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