"The light narrative tone in much of the book is often just the right touch; other times there's enough of a hint of the author's purpose—writing a novel in English for his students in Hong Kong—to interrupt the flow of what is otherwise a story with depth. (Fiction. 14 & up)"
Chan Tze Man, aka Simon Chan, is falling behind in English classes at his Hong Kong high school, and he decides to leave school, even though he knows that he won't graduate without passing the final exam.
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