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What Happened this Summer
By author: Paul Yee
Selling Points: "Ethnicity, short fiction"
Publisher: Tradewind Books
Pub Date: Sep/01/2006
Pages: 178
Fiction Ages 14+
Price:  $10.95
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This new collection of short stories by Governor General's Award winning author Paul Yee confronts the secret lives of Chinese-Canadian teenagers as they battle with their parents over schooling, carreers, sexuality, religion and integration into North American culture. Once again Paul Yee offers a rare glimpse into the conflicted world of Chinese youth, some of whom are locally born, while others have recently immigrated from Hong Kong, Taiwan and China.
Library Media Connection - August 18, 2011
"Every teen of Chinese ancestry will identify with the characters and situations here. These stories will definitely serve the Asian-American (or Canadian) students in our high schools, and other students may come away with a better understanding of Asian-American students after reading this. Highly Recommended."



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