The Jade Necklace

The Jade Necklace

Series: Picture 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

is one of Canada’s leading writers for young people. His first book for Tradewind was The Jade Necklace, followed by The Bone Collector’s Son and Bamboo. He is a recipient of the Governor General’s Award for children’s literature. Raised in Vancouver, he currently lives in Toronto.

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