When Craig Chin's family moves from San Francisco to small-town Concepcion, California, he thinks he'll never fit in. And his father won't stop pushing him to succeed in sports -- a hopeless goal. But his life begins to change when odd old Uncle Quail shows him a secret sea garden.
This new entry in the Golden Mountain Chronicles features the same stunning design as the previous books in the series, including Newbery Honor Books Dragonwings and Dragon's Gate. Award-winning author Laurence Yep has written a highly readable historical novel that hints at the complex experience of the children and grandchildren of the Chinese immigrant generation.---from the publisher
215 pages 978-0060267445 Ages 10-13
Keywords: historical fiction, Asian American, Asian American author, fitting in, belonging, father/son, part of a series, 10 year old, 11 year old, 12 year old, 13 year old