The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung

A Chinese Miner

Yep, Laurence

Book - 2000
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Journal of Wong Ming-Chung
A young Chinese boy nicknamed Runt records his experiences in a journal as he travels from southern China to California in 1852 to join his uncle during the Gold Rush.

Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2000
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 0590386077
Branch Call Number: j YEP
Characteristics: 219 p


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Though the California Gold Rush created one of the first multicultural workforces in the world, not all miners were treated equally. When Runt relocates from China to California, he learns some hard life lessons, but remains positive.

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