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Tales from Gold Mountain

Paul Yee

Tales from Gold Mountain

Stories of the Chinese in the New World

by Paul Yee

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Published by MacMillan Publishing Company .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsSimon Ng (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7267674M
ISBN 10002793621X
ISBN 109780027936216

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  Download On Gold Mountain Study Guide Subscribe Now. On Gold Mountain Los Angeles Times Book Review. J , p. 4. The New York Times Book Review. C, . Tales from Gold Mountain. This collection is based on the tumultuous and brave history of the Chinese immigrants to Canada. Drawing on the real background of the Chinese role in the gold rush, the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway and the settling of the west coast in the nineteenth century, Yee has created eight original stories that combine the rough-and-tumble adventure of frontier.


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Tales from Gold Mountain book. Read 6 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Eight original stories give readers a sense of the hardship 4/5. His books include Out of the Everywhere: Tales for a New World by Jan Andrews and Tales from Gold Mountain by Paul Yee, which has been named a Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book and the Parent's Choice Honor Book as well as winning the Violet Downey Book Award and the Sheila A.

Egoff Children's Book Prize. Simon Ng lives in by: 4. Tales from Gold Mountain: Stories of the Chinese in the New World by Paul Yee and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The information about On Gold Mountain shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book and feel that. Get this from a library. Tales from Gold Mountain. [Paul Yee; Simon Ng] -- A collection of eight stories chronicling the experiences of Chinese immigrants in the New World presents stories of triumph, disappointment, success, struggle, loss, and adventure.

Inthe hope for gold has spurred many to seek their fortunes in California, the place the Chinese call Gum San or "Gold Mountain." Amidst this backdrop, Quiang, a new Chinese immigrant, works the dangerous rails hoping to save enough money to send home to his parents.4/5.

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Learn about Author Central /5(2). His books include Out of the Everywhere: Tales for a New World by Jan Andrews and Tales from Gold Mountain by Paul Yee, which has been named a Bulletin Blue Ribbon Book and the Parent's Choice Honor Book as well as winning the Violet Downey Book Award and the Sheila A.

Egoff Children's Book Prize. Simon Ng lives in Toronto. Buy a cheap copy of Tales from Gold Mountain: Stories of the book by Paul Yee. Eight original stories give readers a sense of the hardships faced by the first Chinese-Americans.

In Spirits of the Railway, a young man appeases the ghosts of Free shipping over $ Get this from a library. Tales from Gold Mountain: stories of the Chinese in the New World. [Paul Yee; Simon Ng] -- A collection of eight stories reflecting the gritty optimism of the Chinese who overcame prejudice and adversity to build a unique place for themselves in North America.

Tales from Gold Mountain: Stories of the Chinese in the New World by Yee, Paul; Ng, Simon A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of wear.

On Gold Mountain was a national bestseller and a New York Times Notable Book. It is the inspiration for an exhibition at the Autry Museum of Western Heritage, which will run from August to January On Gold Mountain: The One-Hundred-Year Odyssey of My Chinese-American Family describes years of author Lisa See’s family history, providing a complex portrait of her family’s hard work, suffering, failures and successes as they moved from China to the United States.

Speaking of the Chinese side of her family, See has said: "Things were so fractured and wild at home Author: Lisa See. Tales from Gold Mountain Paul Yee. • Simon Ng Winner of the Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize, the IODE Violet Downey Book Award and the IODE National Chapter Award.

Gold Mountain, Big City provides an opportunity to experience the history of Chinatown through a new, immersive lens.

Each quadrant of Cathhart’s map—which doubles as a guide for explorers of the book—is supplemented by never-before-seen black-and-white photographs and meticulous research. Title: Tales from Gold Mountain: Stories of the Chinese in the New World Author(s): Paul Yee ISBN: X / (USA edition).

Tales From Gold Mountain Stories of the Chinese in the New World (Book): Yee, Paul: Eight original stories give readers a sense of the hardships faced by the first Chinese-Americans.

In Spirits of the Railway, a young man appeases the ghosts of dead railroad workers who were never properly buried. In Forbidden Fruit, a father's prejudice keeps his daughter from marrying her beloved.

Tales from Gold Mountain Grade 3 to 7 Contents of this Unit 1. Book Summary 2. Author’s Note 3. Background 4. The Stories: Story Summaries and Ideas for Classrooms 5. General Questions and Activities 1.

Book Summary The eight stories in this collection use the many occupations of the Chinese in 19th century British Columbia as background File Size: 67KB.

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Egoff Children's Literature Prize, the IODE Violet Downey Book Award and the IODE National Chapter Award. Drawing on the real background of the Chinese role in the gold rush, the building of the railway and the settling of the west coast in the nineteenth century, noted historian and children's author Paul Yee has created eight original stories that combine the rough.

Tales from Gold Mountain is a collection of eight original folktales about Chinese immigrants in North America with accompanying illustrations by Simon Ng. Each tale is relatively short, no more than two or three pages, but each one deals with some very important themes such as prejudice, racism and dishonesty, generally unpleasant topics for children's stories.Background.

Bazhov's stories are based on the oral lore of the miners and gold prospectors. The mythical creatures such as the Great Snake or the Mistress of the Copper Mountain were well known to Bazhov from the tales that were told by his own family members (Pavel Bazhov was born at the village near the Sysert Mining Plant) and by the old men at the plant.Legends of hoards buried by prehistoric peoples, retreating soldiers, and reclusive misers could fill a book.

One of the best-known tales is that of the Branch Mountain Treasure, which allegedly included $40, in gold secreted by three deserting Rebels who had robbed a Virginian bank.