The Jade NecklaceBook - 2002
Illustrated by Grace Lin The story begins at the turn of the 19th century in South China, where Yenyee and her family live. One night, her fisherman father vanishes in a ferocious storm at sea. But it is not only her father that she loses that day. Yenyee also feels betrayed by the ocean, a friend she has trusted all her life, and betrayed by her family, who send her across the Pacific to the New World to be a servant. In a strange new place, Yenyee must overcome her loneliness to find strength in the ocean once more. In full-colour. Ages 4-8.
Publisher: Vancouver, B.C. : Tradewind Books, 2002
Branch Call Number: E YEE
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill