Everything you need to understand or teach Level Up by Gene Yang.
"Level Up" tells the story of Dennis Ouyang who was just a young boy when he discovered the enchantment and allure of video games. Unlike many of his friends and classmates, Dennis was not given a weekly allowance. His Asian parents believed in hard work and instilling a superior work ethic in their children. They worked hard for their money and they didn't believe in wasting it on frivolous things like game playing. Yet his fascination with playing video games only increased. He loved watching the other kids play and when he was at the arcade and no one was around, he would grab the joystick and pretend he was playing.
Although he wanted a Nintendo Entertainment System for Christmas, his father insisted on giving him a chemistry set. It was more important to begin building a career than spending hours playing mindless games. Dennis' father wanted him...
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