Li Jun and the Iron Road
(Book)

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Published:
Toronto : Dundurn, [2015].
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
180 pages : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
Rating:
Young Adult
Status:
Harris Hillman - Teen Fiction
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Description
CCBC's Best Books for Kids & Teens (Spring 2016) -- Commended From the award-winning movie comes a story of courage and forbidden love. It's 1882 in southern China. Li Jun, a feisty homeless girl disguised as a boy called Little Tiger, works in a fireworks factory and yearns to sail across the ocean to the mysterious Gold Mountain in faraway British Columbia to find her long-lost father and fulfill her promise to her dying mother. She joins thousands of Chinese men blasting a path for the new railway through the "impassable" Rocky Mountains. There she faces danger, deceit, and prejudice at every turn. Then, defying all the rules, she falls in love with James, the son of the railway tycoon. Should she reveal her true identity to him? Coming from such different worlds, could they make a life together?
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781459731424 :

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General Note
"Based on the screen story by Barry Pearson and screenplay by Barry Pearson and Raymond Storey."
Description
"It's 1882 in southern China. Li Jun, a feisty homeless girl disguised as a boy called Little Tiger, works in a fireworks factory and yearns to sail across the ocean to the mysterious Gold Mountain in faraway British Columbia to find her long-lost father and fulfill her promise to her dying mother. She joins thousands of Chinese men blasting a path for the new railway through the 'impassable' Rocky Mountains. There she faces danger, deceit, and prejudice at every turn. Then, defying all the rules, she falls in love with James, the son of the railway tycoon"--Amazon.
Target Audience
Young Adult,Follett School Solutions.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Tait, A., & Bourgeois, P. (2015). Li Jun and the Iron Road. Toronto: Dundurn.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Tait, Anne and Paulette. Bourgeois. 2015. Li Jun and the Iron Road. Toronto: Dundurn.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Tait, Anne and Paulette. Bourgeois, Li Jun and the Iron Road. Toronto: Dundurn, 2015.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Tait, Anne., and Paulette Bourgeois. Li Jun and the Iron Road. Toronto: Dundurn, 2015. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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