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Immigration - Brothers / by Yin, illustrated by Chris Soentpiet

 


Title:
Brothers
Author: Yin
Illustrator: Chris Soentpiet
Publisher: Philomel Books
ISBN: 0-399-23406-3
Year: 2006
Flesch-Kinkaid Grade Level:  3.1

Concepts: interdependence, human resources, immigration, producers, economic history

Summary: When Ming arrives in San Francisco after the long ocean journey from China, his older brother Shek wastes no time warning him: "Chinese should not go outside Chinatown." But then Ming meets Patrick, a young Irish boy with a kind heart.  And when Ming's family's store is in danger of closing, their new friendship helps save it, and is a crucial first step toward bringing their two communities together.

Source of Summary: Junior Library Guild

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