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21 Results
Throwaway daughter —Ye, Ting-xing, 1952-

Abandoned on the steps of a Chinese orphanage and adopted by a Canadian family, Grace Parker is haunted by the cold fact that she was unwanted, and spurns her Chinese heritage. When she witnesses the massacre of student...

Walking in two worlds —Kinew, Wab, 1981- author.

"Bugz is caught between two worlds. In the real world, she's a shy and self-conscious Indigenous teen who faces the stresses of teenage angst and life on the Rez. But in the virtual world, her alter ego is not just confi...

All that matters : a novel —Choy, Wayson, 1939-

Sequel to: The Jade peony. In Vancouver's Chinatown in the 1930s and 1940s, the Chen family struggles to survive in a foreign land and to keep alive the traditions of an older world.

Gold Mountain blues —Zhang, Ling, 1957-

From the 1860s to the present day, chronicles the lives of five generations of a Chinese family from Guandong Province who are transformed by the promise of a better life in Canada.

Money boy —Yee, Paul.

Chinese immigrant Ray Liu is struggling in high school, not only because of his trouble speaking English, but also because he can't quite connect with his peers there. When his father discovers that Ray is gay, he kicks ...

The jade peony : a novel —Choy, Wayson, 1939-

Told through the vivid, intense reminiscences of three children of an immigrant family. They each experience a very different childhood as they encounter the complexities of birth and death, love and hate, kinship and ot...

Ghost forest : a novel —Fung, Pik-Shuen, author.

"How do you grieve, if your family doesn't talk about feelings? This is the question the unnamed protagonist of Ghost Forest considers after her father dies. One of the many Hong Kong "astronaut" fathers, he stayed in Ho...

The bone collector's son —Yee, Paul.

Vancouver, 1907. Bing-wing Chan is forced to help his father dig up skeletons of deceased Chinese so the can be sent home to China for permanent burial. Sinister things start to happen soon after Bing accompanies his fat...

All that matters a novel —Choy, Wayson, , 1939-
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2014

Follows Kiam-Kim as he learns the responsibilities and rewards of family and community, as he approaches adulthood in 1930s and 1940s Vancouver, a city much divided, as he faces decisions about what truly matters in life...

The good brother —Chen, E. L., 1977- author.

"Tori Wong is staring over. She's fled home to do all the things she's never done before. Like go out on weeknights, flirt with boys, and live out of the shadow of her overachieving brother, to whom her parents always co...

For today I am a boy —Fu, Kim.
Restricted EAudiobook (NNELS)
2014

Peter, the only boy among four siblings born to Chinese immigrants, is convinced he is a girl and must fight the confines of a small town as well as the expectations of his parents to forge his own path into adulthood.

Ghost Forest : A Novel —Fung, Pik-Shuen, author.
EBook
2021

"In Ghost Forest, the unnamed narrator is the eldest of two daughters who grew up in Vancouver with her mother, away from her father in China, who's now sick. She's twenty-four and realizing she has never told her father...

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