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Publication Date: 2004
Publisher: Scholastic Canada, Limited
In 1922, in the Chinatown district of Vancouver, British Columbia, twelve-year-old Chin Mei Ling and her father work several jobs to save money for the "Head Tax" that will allow her mother and baby brother to emigrate from China.Chan, Gillian is the author of 'Ocean Apart: The Gold Mountain Diary of Chin Mei-Ling', published 2004 under ISBN 9780779113538 and ISBN 0779113535.
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