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White Jade Tiger - cover

White Jade Tiger

Julie Lawson

Publisher: Dundurn

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Summary

On a trip to Chinatown, thirteen-year-old Jasmine steps through a doorway back in time and finds herself in the 1880s. 
 
1994 Sheila A. Egoff Children’s Literature Prize — Winner 
1994 Candian Library Association Book of the Year Award — Runner-up 
1995 Silver Birch Award — Shortlisted 
CCBC’s Best Books for Kids & Teens (Spring 2017) Selection 
 
Jasmine is not sure she likes the idea of being stuck in Victoria while her father goes to China. But on a field trip to Chinatown, she changes her mind. Passing through a doorway in Fan Tan Alley, she mysteriously finds herself in the early 1880s. Adventure begins with a new friend, a journey to the Fraser Canyon during the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway, and a search for an ancient amulet. But Jasmine is not the only one searching for the white jade tiger…

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