The Jade Necklace

The Jade Necklace Cover

The Jade Necklace

By Paul Yee; Grace Lin (Illustrator)

Tradewind Books, Hardcover, 9781566564557, 32pp.

Publication Date: January 1, 2002

This story is set in Vancouver's Chinatown at the turn of the 20th Century and follows the life of a servant girl from China who longs to bring her mother and brother to join her in the New World.

About the Author
PAUL YEE is a writer and archivist who grew up around Vancouver's Chinatown and is now living in Toronto. He has written many stories and has won the Ruth Schwartz Children's Book Award, the IODE Book Award and the Sheila A. Egoff Children's Prize. In 2012, he won the Vicky Metcalf Award for Children's Literature for over 30 years documenting the Chinese Canadian experience from its early days to the present.