Dragon's gate

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Pub. Date:
1st ed.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG+ - BL: 5.3 - AR Pts: 10
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'In rural China in 1865, 14-year-old Otter eagerly sails to California to join his father and legendary uncle on the transcontinental railroad. On a freezing, snow-filled mountain in the Sierras, Otter begins his harrowing journey toward self-knowledge. An engaging survival-adventure story, a social history, a heroic quest.'--BL. 'Told with humanity and compassion... a tribute to the survival and courage of these immigrants.'--1994 Newbery Committee.

1994 Newbery Honor Book Notable Children's Books of 1994 (ALA) 1994 Books for the Teen Age (NY Public Library) 1993 "Pick of the Lists" (ABA) 1994 John and Patricia Beatty Award (California Library Association) 1994 Silver Medal for Literature (Commonwealth Club of America)

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Grouped Work ID c15c03a8-61f9-28c9-ccb1-d1798490c5d2
Grouping Title dragon s gate
Grouping Author yep laurence
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-05-04 21:20:42PM
Last Indexed 2018-09-23 04:52:20AM

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display_description When he accidentally kills a Manchu, a fifteen-year-old Chinese boy is sent to America to join his father, an uncle, and other Chinese working to build a tunnel for the transcontinental railroad through the Sierra Nevada mountains in 1867. Sequel to "Mountain light."
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publishDate 1993
record_details ils:a101229|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|HarperCollins,|c1993.|273 p. ; 22 cm.
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series Golden mountain chronicles
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subject_facet Chinese -- United States -- Fiction, Chinese -- United States -- Juvenile fiction, Newbery Honor, Newbery Honor (1994), Railroads -- History -- Sierra Nevada Mountains -- Fiction, Railroads -- Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- History -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Dragon's gate
title_full Dragon's gate / Laurence Yep
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topic_facet Chinese, History, Newbery Honor, Newbery Honor (1994), Railroads, Sierra Nevada Mountains