Friday, March 07, 2003

Novel about Asian-Americans

Laurence Yep, Dragon’s Gate, HarperCollins, 1993

Source: Newbery Honor 1994

Age Range: 10 and up

Quality: Well-written story about the Chinese who built the railroads in the U.S.

Potential Use: curriculum support, free voluntary reading

Child Appeal: For children who are interested in the role of immigrants in the U.S.

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