Tales from Gold Mountain: Stories of the Chinese in the New World

by Paul Yee and Simon Ng

Eight original stories utilize elements of the history and culture of Chinese laborers... read more

Eight original stories utilize elements of the history and culture of Chinese laborers in Canada and the U.S.A. Some of the fictions read like tall tales; others are literary ghost stories with unusual twists. The collection as a whole is quirky and imaginative in appeal. A single intriguing full-color, full-page painting illustrates each tale in an incomparable book. (Ages 9-12)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1990

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