Oranges on Golden Mountain
Being sent from China to work with his uncle on Golden Mountain, Jo Lee's mother gives him words of encouragement to see him through the difficult transition to his new life in a new world in late-nineteenth-century California.
Family Relationships; Culture/Ethnicity; Family member death; Kinship care; Poverty; Immigrants and refugees; death of a parent; death of a father; relative raising relative; uncle raising nephew; financial hardship; immigrant children; family separation; relocation; resettlement
Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, Supplement, 2002
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006
Eureka! California in Children's Literature, 2003 Fiction
Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Fourth Edition, 2003 Families, Friends, and Community
Publishers Weekly Book Review Stars, Picture Book
Publishers Weekly Book Review Stars, 2000 Picture Book
Sharing Cultures: Asian American Children's Authors, 2001
Special Interest Group of the International Reading Association, 2002
orange; tree; fishing; shrimp; boat; mountain; letters; Hun; homesick; coin; mahjongg; firecracker; saplings
Partridge, Elizabeth, "Oranges on Golden Mountain" (2001). Diverse Families. 1739.