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This Is Just a Test

By Wendy Wan-long Shang   and Madelyn Rosenberg   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338037722 Hardcover
256 Pages | 5.85" x 8.55" | Ages 8 to 12

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338037746 Ebook
256 Pages | Ages 8 to 12

A witty and heart-warming coming-of-age story of a boy caught in the middle of cultures, friends, and growing up as a Chinese-Jewish-American!

David Da-Wei Horowitz has a lot on his plate. He would have enough to do preparing for his upcoming bar mitzvah even if the planning didn't involve trying to please both his Jewish and Chinese grandmothers, who argue about everything. They even have a cook-off battle of the latkes. But David just wants everyone to be happy.

That includes his friend Scott, who is determined to win their upcoming trivia tournament but doesn't like their teammate — and David's best friend — Hector. Scott and David begin digging a fallout shelter just in case this Cold War stuff with Russia turns south... but David's not so convinced he wants to spend forever in an underground bunker with Scott anymore. Maybe it would be better if Hector and Kelli Ann came with them. But that would mean David has to figure out how to stand up for Hector and talk to Kelli Ann first. Some days, surviving nuclear war feels like the least of David's problems.