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Chang's Paper Pony
By Deborah Kogan Ray (illustrator) and Eleanor Coerr
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harpercollins
Publication date July 1, 1988
Pages 64
Binding Library
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9780060213299
ISBN-10 0060213299
Dimensions 0.25 by 6.25 by 8.75 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $15.89
Other format details juvenile
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
In San Francisco during the 1850's gold rush, Chang, the son of Chinese immigrants, wants a pony but cannot afford one until his friend Big Pete finds a solution.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: ‘Chang and Grandpa Li live in a California Gold Rush town during the 1850s. Chang longs for a pony, for he has only a drawing of one.He tries panning for gold, and later, earning money by sweeping a cabin, he finds gold and is rewarded with the coveted pony. Warm, freely drawn illustrations support Coerr's authentic picture of some of the earliest Chinese immigrants to the U.S." 'K.

Children's Books of 1988 (Library of Congress)
1988 John and Patricia Beatty Award (California Library Association)

Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780060213282
 
With Deborah Kogan Ray (other contributor) | from Harpercollins Childrens Books (July 1, 1988); titled "Chang's Paper Pony"
9780060213282 | details & prices | 64 pages | 6.25 × 8.75 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.60 lbs | List price $14.95
About: Chang longs for a pony to ease the loneliness he feels in his new country, but even in Gold Rush California, enough gold to buy a pony is hard to come by
Paperback
Book cover for 9780064441636 Book cover for 9780780718708
 
from Perfection Learning Prebound (September 1, 1993); titled "Chang's Paper Pony"
9780780718708 | details & prices | 64 pages | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | List price $10.19
About: Chang longs for a pony to ease the loneliness he feels in his new country, but even in Gold Rush California, enough gold to buy a pony is hard to come by
With Deborah Kogan Ray (other contributor) | Reprint edition from Harpercollins Childrens Books (March 1, 1993); titled "Chang's Paper Pony"
9780064441636 | details & prices | 64 pages | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.20 lbs | List price $3.99
About: Chang longs for a pony to ease the loneliness he feels in his new country, but even in Gold Rush California, enough gold to buy a pony is hard to come by
Library
Book cover for 9780060213299
 
With Deborah Kogan Ray (other contributor) | from Fitzgerald Books (January 1, 2007); titled "Chang's Paper Pony"
9781424205752 | details & prices | 64 pages | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.50 in. | 0.45 lbs | List price $13.85
About: ‘Chang and Grandpa Li live in a California Gold Rush town during the 1850s.
The price comparison is for this edition
With Deborah Kogan Ray (other contributor) | from Harpercollins (July 1, 1988); titled "Chang's Paper Pony"
9780060213299 | details & prices | 64 pages | 6.25 × 8.75 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.65 lbs | List price $15.89
About: Chang longs for a pony to ease the loneliness he feels in his new country, but even in Gold Rush California, enough gold to buy a pony is hard to come by
Reinforced
from Demco Media (March 1, 1993); titled "Chang's Paper Pony"
9780606025522 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.45 lbs | List price $12.50
About: Chang longs for a pony to ease the loneliness he feels in his new country, but even in Gold Rush California, enough gold to buy a pony is hard to come by
Prebinding
Book cover for 9780785712701
 
from Turtleback Books (October 1, 1999); titled "Chang's Paper Pony"
9780785712701 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.50 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.50 lbs | List price $13.55
About: Chang longs for a pony to ease the loneliness he feels in his new country, but even in Gold Rush California, enough gold to buy a pony is hard to come by

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