Jade Necklace, The

Jade Necklace, The

Series: Picture Books
Genre: Grace Lin
Tag: All books
Publisher: Tradewind Books
Publication Year: April 2006
Illustrator: Grace Lin
ASIN: 1896580076
ISBN: 9781896580074

Rights sold to USA.

About the Book

Set in Vancouver’s Chinatown at the turn of the 20th century, this story follows the life of a servant girl from China who longs to bring her mother and brother to join her in the New World.

Praise for The Jade Necklace:

“Art and text combine into an engaging story with emotions that children will understand.” — School Library Review


Finalist for the Mr. Christie’s Book Award 2002

About the Illustrator:

Grace Lin grew up in upstate New York and now lives in Boston. She has written and illustrated many acclaimed children’s books.

About the Author
Paul Yee

had his first book for children published in 1983. His most recent book, The Three Sisters, is his tenth title with Tradewind Books. Yee's books have won numerous prizes, including a Governor General’s Award, and his body of work was recognized by the Metcalf Award in 2012.

Paul lives in Toronto now, but much of this writing is set in Canada’s west coast.

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