Chinatown Girl (My New Zealand Story)

Author: Eva Wong Ng
Homepage_9781775435778

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  • : $18.00(NZD)
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  • : 9781775435778
  • : Scholastic New Zealand Limited
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  • : February 2019
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  • : Eva Wong Ng
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  • : Paperback
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Description

Set in Auckland, New Zealand, in 1942, in an area of the city known as Chinatown where the descendants of the Chinese miners and market gardeners gathered together to maintain their culture and provide a sense of community. New Zealand is at war when Silvey starts her diary, but for Silvey this is just a backdrop to the main issues of her worldthe closure of her school and the arrival of Chinese-American soldiers