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Mia Tang has a large number of secrets and techniques.

Number 1: She lives in a Lodge, no longer a large space. On a daily basis, even as her immigrant folks blank the rooms, ten-yr-antique Mia manages the entrance table of the Calivista Lodge and has a tendency to its visitors.

Number 2: Her folks disguise immigrants. And if the imply Lodge proprietor, Mr. Yao, reveals out they have got been allowing them to keep within the empty rooms totally free, the Tangs can be doomed.

Number three: She desires to be a creator. However how can she while her mother thinks she will have to persist with math as a result of English isn’t her first language?

It will take all of Mia’s braveness, kindness, and difficult paintings to get via this yr. Will she have the ability to cling directly to her process, lend a hand the immigrants and visitors, break out Mr. Yao, and opt for her desires?

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