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The dragon's child : a story of Angel Island / Laurence Yep ; with Kathleen S. Yep.

Authors: Yep, Laurence, 1948-
Call number: jFIC YEP
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2008.
Publication date: c2008.
Subject: 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.
Title: The dragon's child : a story of Angel Island / Laurence Yep ; with Kathleen S. Yep.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: ix, 133 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Summary note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-133).
Added author: Yep, Kathleen S.
ISBN: 9780060276928 (trade bdg.)
0060276924 (trade bdg.)
0060276932 (reinforced) :
9780060276935 (reinforced) :
LCCN: 2007018373
Url for this record: http://sherloc.indypl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1149743
Bib No.: 1149743

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