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Oranges on Golden Mountain

ISBN13: 9780142500330
ISBN: 014250033X
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $6.99
Publisher: Puffin
Published Date:
Pages: 40
Average Goodreads rating: 3.77/5 (2 ratings)

When the orange trees that are the family's livelihood stop growing, Jo Lee's mother makes a difficult decision. Jo Lee must leave China and go to work with his uncle as a fisherman on Golden Mountain -- California. "At least in the fishing village your belly will always be full, " she says. A tender, lyrical story and evocative cut-paper illustrations tell a story that will linger in readers' minds long after the book is closed.