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Author Yep, Laurence, 1948-
Title The dragon's child : a story of Angel Island / Laurence Yep ; with Kathleen S. Yep.
Pub Info New York, NY : HarperCollins, c2008.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J Yep     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript ix, 133 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Audience 640L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 4.4 4 4 121308
Summary 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.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-133).
Subject Emigration and immigration -- Fiction.
Fathers and sons -- Fiction.
Chinese Americans -- Fiction.
Stuttering -- Fiction.
Chinese Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Fathers -- Juvenile fiction.
Families -- Juvenile fiction.
Stuttering -- Juvenile fiction.
China -- History -- 1912-1928 -- Fiction.
Angel Island (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
California -- History -- 1850-1950 -- Fiction.
China -- History -- 1912-1928 -- Juvenile fiction.
Angel Island (Calif.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction.
California -- History -- 1850-1950 -- Juvenile fiction.
Fathers -- Juvenile fiction.
Family members -- Juvenile fiction.
Add Author Yep, Kathleen S.
ISBN 9780060276928 (trade bdg.)
0060276924 (trade bdg.)
0060276932 (reinforced) : $16.89
9780060276935 (reinforced) : $16.89
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