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The dragons child : a story of Angel IslandThe dragons child : a story of Angel Island

Author: Yep, Laurence, 1948-

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Ten-year-old Gim Lew leaves his village in China to accompany his father to America, but before they go he must prepare for a grueling test that he must pass--without stuttering--at California's Angel Island, where officials strive to keep out unwanted immigrants. Includes facts about immigration from China and the experiences of the author's family.

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