Novel study activity suggestions for White Jade Tiger by Julie Lawson (Book, ) [donkeytime.org]Winner of the Sheila A. Jasmine is not sure she likes the idea of being stuck in Victoria while her father goes to China for a year. But on a field trip to Chinatown, she explores a curious shop in Fan Tan Alley and accidentally passes through a hidden door. Mistaken for a Chinese boy, she is soon caught up in a race through the Fraser Canyon to find a tiger amulet. Julie Lawson is the author of more than twenty children's and young adult titles. Her books have won the Sheila A. She lives in Victoria, British Columbia.
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White Jade Tiger: A Twenty-Five Year Adventure
As Jasmine travels through time to help a young Chinese boy find his father, she learns about her own history. By Julie Lawson. Teachers Pay Teachers is an online marketplace where teachers buy and sell original educational materials. Are you getting the free resources, updates, and special offers we send out every week in our teacher newsletter? All Categories. Grade Level. Resource Type.
About The Story Jasmine is not sure she likes the idea of being stuck in Victoria while her father goes to China for a year. But on a field trip to Victoria's Chinatown, she mysteriously finds herself in the Chinatown of the early s - a time when thousands of Chinese were contracted to work on the portion of the Canadian Pacific Railway then being constructed in BC's Fraser Canyon. In the maze of Chinatown's alleys and passages, she meets Keung, a teenage boy who has come to "Gold Mountain" in search of his father, a railway labourer. Keung also has to find a jade amulet believed to have magical powers. Jasmine accompanies him to the Fraser Canyon only to discover that she and Keung are not alone in their search. Original cover.