The Jade PeonyBook - 1995
This is a heart-warming novel about children growing up in Vancouver's Chinatown in the 1930's and 1940's. Faced with a diverse mix of neighbours, the children encounter the complexities of life and the horror of war, but these are all mingled with the positive magic that only a grandmother's influence can provide.
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : Douglas & McIntyre, c1995.
Branch Call Number: FIC Choy
Characteristics: 238 pages
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Three Chinese Canadian siblings tell the story of their very different childhoods in Vancouvers's Chinatown before and during World War II.
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