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Author Pryor, Bonnie
Title The iron dragon : the courageous story of Lee Chin / Bonnie Pryor
Imprint Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, c2011
book jacket
 Euro-Am Studies Lib 2F  813 P956 2011    AVAILABLE  -  30500101462771
Descript 160 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Series Historical fiction adventures (HFA)
Historical fiction adventures
Note In the mid-nineteenth century, teenager Lee Chin and his father leave China for California to work on the transcontinental railroad, where Lee defies his father's wishes and saves money to free his younger sister from slavery in China, then brings her to join him in beginning a new life in America. Includes historical note about the Chinese who helped build the transcontinental railroad
Includes bibliographical references (p.159-160)
Subject Chinese -- United States -- Juvenile fiction
Chinese Americans -- Juvenile fiction
Chinese -- United States -- Fiction
Chinese Americans -- Fiction
Emigration and immigration -- Fiction
Railroads -- Sierra Nevada Mountains -- History -- Fiction
Sierra Nevada (Calif. and Nev.) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction
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