A young teen book, chosen for Deschutes County Library's Novel Idea program 2020. What a fun and interesting book for 10-13 year olds. I enjoyed reading as an adult and discussing it with my nieces, who absolutely loved it. The different folks whom Mia comes in contact with over the course of helping her family out at the "Front Desk" of the motel that they managed were a clear reflection of the diversity and communication issues we have in our country these days. She used her passions for learning better English in her numerous letter writing adventures to achieve justice for her new friends and help out her family. The author has several other teen books that my nieces now want to read as well.