Shu-Li and Tamara

Shu-Li and Tamara

Series: Chapter Books
Genre: Shaoli Wang
Publisher: Tradewind Books
Publication Year: April 2008
Illustrator: Shaoli Wang
ASIN: 1896580939
ISBN: 9781896580937

Rights sold to China.

About the Book

Shu-Li’s family moved to Canada two years ago. They now run a Chinese deli in Vancouver’s Commercial Drive area. Her classmate Tamara recently moved into the neighbourhood. The two girls become good friends, but an ugly rumour threatens their relationship.

Praise for Shu-Li and Tamara:

“This sturdy paperback is an attractive choice for children starting to read chapter books.” — Booklist

“This friendship book has an amiable tone, readable dialogue, and a believable plot.” — School Library Journal

About the Illustrator:

Born in China, Shaoli Wang now lives in British Columbia. She has won great acclaim for her paintings.


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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