The dragon's child : a story of Angel Island / Laurence Yep ; with Kathleen S. Yep. - SHERLOC
The dragon's child : a story of Angel Island / Laurence Yep ; with Kathleen S. Yep.
New York : HarperCollins, c2008.
9780060276928 (trade bdg.)
0060276924 (trade bdg.)
0060276932 (reinforced) :
9780060276935 (reinforced) :
ix, 133 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Emigration and immigration -- Juvenile fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Juvenile fiction.
Chinese Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Stuttering -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's literature -- Juvenile fiction.
China -- History -- 1912-1937 -- Juvenile fiction.
Angel Island (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
California -- History -- 1850-1950 -- Juvenile fiction.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-133).
Ten-year-old Gim Lew leaves his village in China to accompany his father to America, but before they go he must prepare for a grueling test that he must pass--without stuttering--at California's Angel Island, where officials strive to keep out unwanted immigrants. Includes facts about immigration from China and the experiences of the author's family.
Forest Glen Elem Sch
Skiles Test Elem Sch