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Icy Smith
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Mei Ling in China City

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Based on a true story of events during World War II in China City, a 12-year-old Chinese American girl named Mei Ling Lee was separated from her best friend Yayeko Akiyama when she and her family were interned in the Manzanar War Relocation Center. By writing letters to each other, both young girls recounted their lives and hardships in China City and Manzanar. This ...more
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Published January 30th 2008 by East West Discovery Press
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Shu Xiao
Mar 27, 2015 Shu Xiao rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A truly great historic picture book about the China City in LA during WWII. As much as I like this book, I think we need some new books about today's China Town. Its role and influence are completely different now.
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Oct 28, 2008 Sarah Mae rated it it was amazing
Beautiful watercolors accompany a story inspired by true events in the history of Los Angeles' Chinatown. The author's note provides additional information and historical photographs.
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Icy Smith (Sui Bing Tang) is an award-winning author and the founder of East West Discovery Press, which specializes in publishing and distributing multicultural and bilingual books in more than 50 different languages.

Her acclaimed book, The Lonely Queue: The forgotten history of the courageous Chinese Americans in Los Angeles, was described by the Los Angeles Times as “a bilingual book that celeb
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