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Product Description: For more than thirty years, Paul Yee has written about his Chinese-Canadian heritage in award-winning books for young readers as well as adult non-fiction. Here, in his first work of fiction for adults, he takes us on a harrowing journey into a milestone event of Canadian history: the use of Chinese coolies to help build the Canadian Pacific Railway in British Columbia in hazardous conditions...read more

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9781551525907 | Arsenal Pulp Pr Ltd, November 10, 2015, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: For more than thirty years, Paul Yee has written about his Chinese-Canadian heritage in award-winning books for young readers as well as adult non-fiction.
9780534513344, titled "Communications Law: Liberties, Restraints, and the Modern Media" | Wadsworth Pub Co, July 1, 2000, cover price $108.95 | also contains Communications Law: Liberties, Restraints, and the Modern Media | About this edition: The text takes a narrative, nuts-and-bolts approach to the legal issues that affect communications professionals in public relations, advertising, broadcasting, journalism, and the on-line industry.

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Product Description: A FUN BOOK FOR PARENTS AND CHILDREN TO ENJOY AND TREASUREThe fairy tales and folklore of China - like stories told throughout the ages everywhere - bring the fantastic world of ghosts and demons into our everyday lives. So it is not surprising that food makes an appearance here - each story is followed by a simple recipe...read more
By Judy Chan, Shaoli Wang (illustrator), Paul Yee and Jane Yolen (foreword by)

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9781566569934 | Crocodile Books, October 21, 2014, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A FUN BOOK FOR PARENTS AND CHILDREN TO ENJOY AND TREASUREThe fairy tales and folklore of China - like stories told throughout the ages everywhere - bring the fantastic world of ghosts and demons into our everyday lives.

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Product Description: The story of a young Chinese girl arriving in North America only to discover that her father has died building the railway, and how she finds a way through her grief. This powerful, unforgettable and multi-award-winning tale is based on the lives of the Chinese who settled on the west coast of North America in the early 1900s...read more
By Harvey Chan (illustrator) and Paul Yee

Hardcover:

9781554983896 | 35 anv edition (Groundwood Books, September 24, 2013), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: The story of a young Chinese girl arriving in North America only to discover that her father has died building the railway, and how she finds a way through her grief.
9780888992574 | Groundwood Books, October 1, 1996, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A Chinese peasant girl, Choon-yi, is visited by the ghost of her father, who tells her to paint the 'fire car' that rides the rails he helped build, and her painting comes alive to transport home the souls of the laborers who died while building the railway.
9780756790837 | Diane Pub Co, September 30, 1996, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Left behind in China by her father, who has gone to North America to find work, Choon-yi has made her living by selling her paintings in the market.

Paperback:

9780888999801 | Groundwood Books, March 1, 2010, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Left behind in China by her father, who has gone to North America to find work, Choon-yi has made her living by selling her paintings in the market.

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Product Description: An American Library Association Youth Media Award Stonewall Honor BookRay Liu knows he should be happy. He lives in a big suburban house with all the latest electronic gadgets, and even finds plenty of time to indulge in his love of gaming...read more

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9781554980949 | Groundwood Books, August 23, 2011, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Ray Liu knows he should be happy.

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9781554980932 | Groundwood Books, March 26, 2013, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: An American Library Association Youth Media Award Stonewall Honor BookRay Liu knows he should be happy.

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Product Description: Fourteen-year-old Bing is upset with his father for forcing him to help him dig up the bones of Chinese men and women in order to send them back to China. After they discover a skeleton without a skull, Ba is haunted by the powerful ghost...read more

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9780761452423 | Marshall Cavendish Corp/Ccb, October 30, 2005, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In 1907 Vancouver, Canada, after helping unearth a skeleton to be returned for burial in China, fourteen-year-old Bing experiences strange events that cause him to confront his fear of both ghosts and his father.
9781896580258 | Gardners Books, November 1, 2003, cover price $17.75 | About this edition: Fourteen-year-old Bing is upset with his father for forcing him to help him dig up the bones of Chinese men and women in order to send them back to China.

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9781896580500 | Tradewind Books, September 1, 2012, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Fourteen-year-old Bing is upset with his father for forcing him to help him dig up the bones of Chinese men and women in order to send them back to China.

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Product Description: Set in San Francisco's Chinatown before and after 1906, this novel portrays a young Jackson Leong coping with the ghost of his brother who died in the earthquake, as well as the mysterious ghost of a young woman. Jackson must find out the reasons why the ghosts are haunting the world of the living...read more

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9781896580968 | Reprint edition (Tradewind Books, March 1, 2012), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Set in San Francisco's Chinatown before and after 1906, this novel portrays a young Jackson Leong coping with the ghost of his brother who died in the earthquake, as well as the mysterious ghost of a young woman.

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Product Description: Shu-Li and Diego tells the story of how these two classmates meet the challenge of taking care of Baxter, a neighbor's dog. The two friends face disaster when Baxter runs away and they have to break the news to its owner. Paul Yee is a recipient of Canada's prestigious Governor General's Award for Children's Literature...read more
By Shaoli Wang (illustrator) and Paul Yee

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9781896580531 | Tradewind Books, October 1, 2009, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: Shu-Li and Diego tells the story of how these two classmates meet the challenge of taking care of Baxter, a neighbor's dog.

Jason is an outsider. A recent immigrant from China, he lives in a close-minded town with his mother and younger brother. Falling in with the wrong crowd, trying to fit in, Jason takes chances and ends up in trouble with the police. Holding on to his friendship with a Native boy, also an outsider, Jason finds he needs to fight to belong and to find a new home.

Hardcover:

9781551439556 | Orca Book Pub, October 1, 2008, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Jason is an outsider.

Paperback:

9781551439532 | Orca Book Pub, October 1, 2008, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Jason is an outsider.

Miscellaneous:

9781554696604 | Orca Book Pub, October 1, 2008, cover price $9.95

Product Description: This new collection of short stories by Governor General's Award winning author Paul Yee confronts the secret lives of Chinese-Canadian teenagers as they battle with their parents over schooling, carreers, sexuality, religion and integration into North American culture...read more

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9781896580883 | Tradewind Books, September 1, 2006, cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Presents nine stories about Chinese immigrant teenagers in Canada, and how they cope with the inevitable conflict between what their families expect of them and the pop culture that surrounds them.

Prebinding:

9781439552902 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: This new collection of short stories by Governor General's Award winning author Paul Yee confronts the secret lives of Chinese-Canadian teenagers as they battle with their parents over schooling, carreers, sexuality, religion and integration into North American culture.
9781417767984 | Turtleback Books, September 1, 2006, cover price $22.05 | About this edition: Presents nine stories about Chinese immigrant teenagers in Canada, and how they cope with the inevitable conflict between what their families expect of them and the pop culture that surrounds them.

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Product Description: This contemporary story of the true friendship between two girls is set in Vancouver's Commercial Drive neighborhood. Shu-Li's parents run a local Chinese deli and much of the story revolves around food. There is a helpful compendium of recipes at the end of the book for kids to try out...read more

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9781896580937 | Tradewind Books, March 1, 2008, cover price $7.95 | About this edition: This contemporary story of the true friendship between two girls is set in Vancouver's Commercial Drive neighborhood.

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Product Description: Saltwater City pays tribute to those who went through the hard times, to those who swallowed their pride, to those who were powerless and humiliated, but who still carried on. They all had faith that things would be better for future generations...read more

Hardcover:

9781553651741 | 4th edition (Douglas & McIntyre Ltd, May 28, 2006), cover price $37.00 | About this edition: Saltwater City pays tribute to those who went through the hard times, to those who swallowed their pride, to those who were powerless and humiliated, but who still carried on.
9780295967011 | Univ of Washington Pr, December 1, 1988, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Saltwater City pays tribute to those who went through the hard times, to those who swallowed their pride, to those who were powerless and humiliated, but who still carried on.

When her father is lost at sea during a typhoon and her family no longer has enough to eat, Yenyee travels to Vancouver as a servant, across the ocean which she feels betrayed her.
By Grace Lin (illustrator) and Paul Yee

Hardcover:

9781896580074 | Tradewind Books, April 10, 2006, cover price $15.95
9781566564557 | Tradewind Books, November 1, 2001, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: When her father is lost at sea during a typhoon and her family no longer has enough to eat, Yenyee travels to Vancouver as a servant, across the ocean which she feels betrayed her.

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Bamboo, a young Chinese farmer, finds himself beset by poverty and decides to travel to the New World to find fortune, but while he is away, his sister-in-law schemes to steal his ancestral lands and only the magic bamboo that Bamboo's new wife, Ming, brings as a gift saves her husband's life.
By Shaoli Wang (illustrator) and Paul Yee

Hardcover:

9781894965538 | Simply Read Books, March 12, 2006, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: When Bamboo, a young Chinese farmer, finds himself beset by poverty and travels to the New World to find fortune, his sister-in-law, Jin, makes life difficult for his wife, Ming, until magic intervenes.

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Product Description: Explore the rich history of Canada's Chinatowns in this extensively illustrated bookCanada's Chinese community found its roots in the late nineteenth century, when many Chinese left their overcrowded homeland in search of opportunity in Canada...read more

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9781550288421 | James Lorimer & Co, October 19, 2005, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Explore the rich history of Canada's Chinatowns in this extensively illustrated bookCanada's Chinese community found its roots in the late nineteenth century, when many Chinese left their overcrowded homeland in search of opportunity in Canada.

This collection of ten ghost stories provides tales of Chinese immigrants traveling to North America, capturing the hardships suffered by the poor and the hope experienced by those in search of gold.

Reinforced:

9780606328807 | Demco Media, December 8, 2004, cover price $16.90 | About this edition: This collection of ten ghost stories provides tales of Chinese immigrants traveling to North America, capturing the hardships suffered by the poor and the hope experienced by those in search of gold.

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A collection of ghost stories that blend folklore and legend with contemporary settings dramatizes the history of Chinese immigration to North America. Reprint.
By Harvey Chan (illustrator) and Paul Yee

Paperback:

9780888995872 | Reprint edition (Groundwood Books, August 1, 2004), cover price $7.95 | About this edition: This collection of ten ghost stories provides tales of Chinese immigrants traveling to North America, capturing the hardships suffered by the poor and the hope experienced by those in search of gold.

This collection of ten ghost stories provides tales of Chinese immigrants traveling to North America, capturing the hardships suffered by the poor and the hope experienced by those in search of gold.

Prebinding:

9781417742806 | Turtleback Books, September 1, 2004, cover price $18.45 | About this edition: This collection of ten ghost stories provides tales of Chinese immigrants traveling to North America, capturing the hardships suffered by the poor and the hope experienced by those in search of gold.

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As part of the Chinese opera, Wei Lim's father, Ba, usually sings the parts of the masculine characters, while Wei Lim's grandfather has taught Wei Lim to sing the difficult female parts, but when Ba is forced to play female characters, it is up to Wei Lim to show him how.
By Jan Peng Wang (illustrator) and Paul Yee

Hardcover:

9780888994929 | Groundwood Books, April 1, 2004, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Discouraged from his interest in Chinese opera by his father, Ba, who feels the art form will die in their new country, Wei Lim learns the songs for the female roles from his grandfather.

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Product Description: • Winner of the Ruth Schwartz Children’s Book AwardMaylin cooks delicious meals every day in her father’s restaurant, but it’s her lazy brothers who take all the credit. One day a contest is held to honor the visiting Governor of South China and Maylin’s brothers don’t hesitate to pass off her cooking as their own...read more
By Harvey Chan (illustrator) and Paul Yee

Paperback:

9780888992178 | Groundwood Books, February 1, 2003, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: • Winner of the Ruth Schwartz Children’s Book AwardMaylin cooks delicious meals every day in her father’s restaurant, but it’s her lazy brothers who take all the credit.

Despite a greedy father and lazy brothers who try to conceal her identity as the real cook in their restaurant, Maylin manages to receive the recognition she deserves when a governor from China comes to a New World Chinatown.

School and Library:

9780027936223 | Atheneum, March 1, 1992, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Despite a greedy father and lazy brothers who try to conceal her identity as the real cook in their restaurant, Maylin manages to receive the recognition she deserves when a governor from China comes to a New World Chinatown.

Prebinding:

9780613710336 | Turtleback Books, February 1, 2003, cover price $15.95

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A collection of ghost stories that blend folklore and legend with contemporary settings dramatizes the history of Chinese immigration to North America.
By Harvey Chan (illustrator) and Paul Yee

Hardcover:

9780888994752 | Groundwood Books, September 1, 2002, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Ten ghost stories about Chinese people who, having come to North America to make their fortunes, encounter ghosts who either help or hinder their success.

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In 1932, at the height of the Depression, eighteen-year-old Kwok-ken Wong, the only Chinese boy at his Vancouver high school, finds himself alienated by the racism that confronts him, until he joins the Chinese community's soccer team

Hardcover:

9780888992895 | Reprint edition (Groundwood Books, March 1, 1997), cover price $14.95 | About this edition: In 1932, at the height of the Depression, eighteen-year-old Kwok-ken Wong, the only Chinese boy at his Vancouver high school, finds himself alienated by the racism that confronts him, until he joins the Chinese community's soccer team

Paperback:

9780888992017 | Groundwood Books, June 1, 1993, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: In 1932, at the height of the Depression, eighteen-year-old Kwok-ken Wong, the only Chinese boy at his Vancouver high school, finds himself alienated by the racism that confronts him, until he joins the Chinese community's soccer team

Prebinding:

9780613337953 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 2001, cover price $14.40 | About this edition: In 1932, at the height of the Depression, eighteen-year-old Kwok-ken Wong, the only Chinese boy at his Vancouver high school, finds himself alienated by the racism that confronts him, until he joins the Chinese community's soccer team

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Product Description: When the governor of South China visits the New World, recent immigrant Maylin creates a special dish for him, and when Maylin's lazy brothers try to take credit for her hard work, they are promptly found out.
By Harvey Chan (illustrator) and Paul Yee

Paperback:

9781563347214 | Hampton Brown Co Inc, June 1, 2001, cover price $9.09 | About this edition: When the governor of South China visits the New World, recent immigrant Maylin creates a special dish for him, and when Maylin's lazy brothers try to take credit for her hard work, they are promptly found out.

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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.
By Simon Ng (illustrator) and Paul Yee

Hardcover:

9780888990983 | Groundwood Books, May 1, 1999, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: 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

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Isolated in his house in his new country after his family emigrates from China to America, seven-year-old Kai-ming Wong discovers a blond-haired ghost of a boy in his attic who fulfills his need for friendship.
By Gu Xiong (illustrator) and Paul Yee

Hardcover:

9780888993304 | Groundwood Books, October 1, 1998, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: Isolated in his house in his new country after his family emigrates from China to America, seven-year-old Kai-ming Wong discovers a blond-haired ghost of a boy in his attic who fufills his need for friendship

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