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Awards

Newbery Honor Medal, 1994.

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

& #145; 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.& #146; & #151; BL. & #145; Told with humanity and compassion& #133; a tribute to the survival and courage of these immigrants.& #146; & #151; 1994 Newbery Committee. < P> < awards> 1994 Newbery Honor Book< br> Notable Children's Books of 1994 (ALA)< br> 1994 Books for the Teen Age (NY Public Library)< br> 1993 Pick of the Lists (ABA)< br> 1994 John and Patricia Beatty Award (California Library Association)< br> 1994 Silver Medal for Literature (Commonwealth Club of America)< /awards>

Synopsis:

‘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.&#8212;BL. ‘Told with humanity and compassion… a tribute to the survival and courage of these immigrants.&#8212;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)

Synopsis:

Otter has always dreamed of joining his father and his uncle in America. The two men work building the transcontinental railroad that will connect the east to the west. All of Otter's illusions are shattered when he joins the crew and experiences the hardships. With only his courage to guide him, Otter must discover a way to overcome all obstacles and recapture his hopes and dreams for a better life. 1994 Newbery Honor Book.

About the Author

Laurence Yep has been fascinated with tales of sibling rivalry from the day he was born. His older brother, Tom, chose his name Laurence—after a saint who died a particularly gruesome death. Laurence has been trying to get even ever since. Laurence Yep now lives in Pacific Grove, California, with his wife and is one of children's literature's most respected authors. His award-winning titles include Newbery Honor Books Dragonwingsand Dragon's Gate.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780060229719
Author:
Yep, Laurence
Publisher:
HarperCollins
Author:
by Laurence Yep
Location:
New York
Subject:
Chinese
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Social Situations - Adolescence
Subject:
Historical - United States - 19th Century
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - History
Subject:
Ethnic - Asian American
Subject:
Railroads
Subject:
Chinese americans
Subject:
Social Issues - Adolescence
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Chinese -- United States.
Subject:
Railroads - Sierra Nevada Mountains - History
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. 19th Century
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardcover
Series:
Golden Mountain Chronicles
Series Volume:
bk. 3
Publication Date:
19931119
Binding:
Hardback
Grade Level:
from 2 to 5
Language:
English
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8.52x5.85x1.10 in. .99 lbs.
Age Level:
12-17

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"Synopsis" by , ‘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.&#8212;BL. ‘Told with humanity and compassion… a tribute to the survival and courage of these immigrants.&#8212;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)

"Synopsis" by , Otter has always dreamed of joining his father and his uncle in America. The two men work building the transcontinental railroad that will connect the east to the west. All of Otter's illusions are shattered when he joins the crew and experiences the hardships. With only his courage to guide him, Otter must discover a way to overcome all obstacles and recapture his hopes and dreams for a better life. 1994 Newbery Honor Book.

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