The Dragon's Child

The Dragon's Child

A Story of Angel Island

Book - 2008
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In 1922, ten-year-old Gim Lew reluctantly 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 strict officials strive to keep out unwanted immigrants. Includes facts about immigration from China and the experiences of the author's family.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2008.
ISBN: 9780060276928
Characteristics: 133 p. :,ill. ;,21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Yep, Kathleen S.


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Aug 26, 2011

Based on stories his father told and Archive records Yep tells the story of his father’s journey from China to San Francisco in 1922. To ten year old Gim Lew Yep this means leaving his mother and older sister and the village and travelling to America with a man he barely knows.

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