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Mike Jung is the author of Geeks, Girls, and Secret Identities and contributed to the anthologies Dear Teen Me, Break These Rules, and 59 Reasons to Write. He is a library professional by day, a writer by night, and a semi-competent ukulele player during all the times in between. Mike is proud to be a founding member of the #WeNeedDiverseBooks team. He lives in Oakland, California, with his wife and two young children. Find Mike at mikejung.com.
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"I can't believe you pretended something you read from a book was about our family! That's what you did, right? "Dad's mouth was still open, but instead of saying anything he made it into an "O" shape and blew out a long breath. He dragged a hand all the way down his face, forehead to chin."Yes.""You're a liar, Dad. A LIAR!""I'm... I'm sorry, sweetie. How did you find out?" "I told you, I got an F on my paper. Miss Lee knows that book.""I'm... I'm honestly surprised anyone in Primrose Heights would be interested in a book on North Korea.""Miss Lee is. She's KOREAN and everything, you know.""Yes, I know. I just didn't... I know.""Do I even have a great uncle named Ho-Joon?" I said. "Or any kind of uncles at all? What else about my life is made up? All of it? "Dad put both hands on top of his head."I guess it's time to tell you the truth.""Oh, do you think? "Dad looked pained by my sarcastic tone."Yes.""About EVERYTHING." I said. Except I didn't know if I wanted to know about everything, because what if it actually was everything, and not just this one thing? What if it was my whole life??