In the book American Panda by Gloria Chao, seventeen-year-old Mei Lu should be in high school but is instead a freshman at college. She is so smart and advanced, but she struggles with her desire to have approval from her parents. After her brother gets disowned, Mei struggles with keeping her parents happy. Since her brother, Xing, took all of her parents' attention, now it is all up to Mei. Her parents want her to be a doctor, but she would rather be a dance teacher.
Have you ever wondered what it would be like if you could live in a magical world? When sixteen-year-old Ivy Lovely crosses a magical border that awakens her magical powers, it sends her on a wild adventure that will keep you reading.
Ivy begins at the Halls of Ivy magic school, where she makes friends and deals with obstacles to find out who she really is. Ivy's magical reality is jeopardized by the Dark Queen - read to find out what happens.