Kai's Journey to Gold Mountain (Paperback)

An Angel Island Story

By Katrina Saltonstall Currier

Angel Island Association, 9780966735246, 44pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2004



On his 12th birthday, Kai learns that he must leave his home in China and journey alone to Gold MountainAmericato live with his father. The year is 1934, and the U.S. does not welcome Chinese immigrants. When Kai arrives he is detained on Angel Island in a crowded barracks, with harsh interrogations and the threat of being returned to China. Will Kai ever be free to join his father?