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My name is Amber Alessandra Leola Kimiko Miyamoto.
I have no idea why my parents gave me all those hideous names but they must have wanted to ruin my life, and you know what? They did an amazing job

As a half-Japanese, half-Italian girl with a ridiculous name, Amber's not feeling molto bene (very good) about making friends at her new school.

But the hardest thing about being Amber is that a part of her is missing. Her dad. He left when she was little and he isn't coming back. Not for her first day of middle school and not for her little sister's birthday. So Amber will have to dream up a way for the Miyamoto sisters to make it on their own...

"[A] beautifully written story."-The Independent
"One of those books that you simply won't want to put down...five out of five stars!"-The Guardian

Hardcover, 272 pages
Published on October 6, 2015 by Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
ISBN-10: 1492622508
ISBN-13: 9781492622505
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  • ccswishingstar
    ccswishingstarFriday, July 12, 2019 at 11:49 am55 stars
    Amber is a half-Japanese and half-Italian girl with a long name, Ambra Alessandra Leola Kimiko Miyamoto. The hardest thing for Amber is that her dad is missing. He left when she was young and wasn't coming back. Not for her first day of middle school or her little sister Bella's birthday. So Amber decides to think of a way for herself and her sister to make it on their own.
    • mixed_girl
      mixed_girlThursday, April 14, 2016 at 4:15 pm
      I like this book I am still reading it and right now it is very interesting!! : (
      • kewlkat
        kewlkatThursday, October 22, 2015 at 5:48 pm
        looks fun
        • surai2pretty
          surai2prettyTuesday, October 20, 2015 at 3:26 pm
          I just got the book yesterday and now I LOVE it.