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Sea Glass: Golden Mountain Chronicles: 1970 summary ´ eBook, ePUB or Kindle PDF Ï When Craig Chin's family moves from San Francisco to small town Concepcion California he thinks he'll never fit in And his father won't stop pushing him to succeed in sports a hopeless goal But his life begins to change wOnwings and Dragon's Gate Award winning author Laurence Yep has written a highly readable historical novel that hints at the complex experience of the children and grandchildren of the Chinese immigrant generation. Over the summer I read a pair of novels by Laurence Yep Child of the Owl and Sea Glass Both deal with the Asian American experience from the point of view of second generation children Craig Chin was happy living in San Francisco's China town Now that his family has moved to Conception California he's having a hard time fitting in His father thinks sports are the way for him to prove himself to the other kids but he's just not good enough or interested enough Chin finds an unlikely mentor with Uncle uail who has a sea shack Although I enjoyed the scenes with Uncle uail the scenes between Craig and his father seemed forced The narrative gets hung up on the endless scenes of Craig failing at yet another athletic endeavor The heart of the story Craig's swim lessons at the cove and his awkward truce with the bohemian bully come too late in the novel to make as compelling a story as Child of the Owl

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When Craig Chin's family moves from San Francisco to small town Concepcion California he thinks he'll never fit in And his father won't stop pushing him to succeed in sports a hopeless goal But his life begins to. This is the tale of a Chinese youth who does not measure up to his father's expectations because he is too fat to be an All American sports hero His size earns him the ridicule of others He is also considered a white demon by the older Chinese in the neighborhood in which he lives Only with the sensitivity and the insights of his Uncle uail does the youth find his own self esteem The author does an excellent joy of mixing up the themes of generations ethnicity and family expectations with self worth

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Sea Glass Golden Mountain Chronicles 1970Change when odd old Uncle uail shows him a secret sea gardenThis new entry in the Golden Mountain Chronicles features the same stunning design as the previous books in the series including Newbery Honor Books Drag. 35 kind of felt thin on character development for Yep