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Dragon Wings
Dragon Wings

Dragonwings by Laurence Yep.  English.
  • Great book to learn about the Chinese immigrants in the early twentieth century
  • History of 1906 San Francisco earthquake and fire destroyed Chinatown
  • Selected as part of the Schools of California Online Resources (SCORE) Project
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Age: 8-15
Language: English
Media: Book
ISBN 10: 0-06-440085-9
ISBN 13: 9-780064-400855

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Product Code: E0117

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Dragonwings, Their Dream Was To Fly.  English

Another popular dragon story written by award winning author Laurence Yep.

In the first years of the twentieth century, 8-year-old Moon Shadow leaves China to join his father, Windrider, in San Francisco Chinatown. Wind rider revealed that he was once a dragon in another life.  His dream is to recapture the experience of flight by building and flying his own airplane.

"Praises the courage and industry of Chinese American's Cultural Heritage" - New York Times

English, Softcover, ages 8-12.

Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 3 Write a review.

  7 of 7 people found the following review helpful:
A great read - for kids and adults! July 15, 2006
Reviewer: Jan from Undisclosed  
Set in San Francisco during the years just before and after the great earthquake in 1905.  It is the story of a boy who comes from China to live with his father  on gold mountain.  His father immigrated to the US to work on the railroad.  He has dreams o

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  6 of 6 people found the following review helpful:
total July 15, 2006
Reviewer: Chad Krause from Undisclosed  
the book is good

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  8 of 8 people found the following review helpful:
ok book July 15, 2006
Reviewer: anonymous from Undisclosed  
i really liked it but sometimes i could not really get what was going on i am i really smart kid and i was readign tthis book for my summer reading i thought it was for collage people only with out all the page letter size was good not really small... in

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