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The Resource GHOST TRAIN

GHOST TRAIN

Label
GHOST TRAIN
Title
GHOST TRAIN
Statement of responsibility
by Paul Yee ; pictures by Harvey Chan
Creator
Contributor
lNrbDLJWJ4A
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Choon-yi's father asks her to leave China and join him in North America where he is building the railway, but unfortunately he is killed during the railroad construction. Choon-yi tries to paint the railway and the giant train engines that her father died for, but her work disappoints her until a ghostly presence beckons her to board a train and go on a fantastical journey.
Tone
Illustration
Award
  • Amelia Frances Howard-Gibbon Illustrator's Award, 1997.
  • Elizabeth Mrazik-Cleaver Canadian Picture Book Award, 1997.
  • Governor General's Literary Award for English-Language Children's Literature, 1996.
  • Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children's Book Award for Picture Book, 1997.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
084214
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yee, Paul
Intended audience
740
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
740
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 5
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Chan, Harvey
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Railroad stories
  • Fantasy fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
GHOST TRAIN
Instantiates
Publication
Note
A CHINESE PEASANT GIRL, CHOON-YI, IS VISITED BY THE GHOST OF HER FATHER, WHO TELLS HER TO PAINT THE "FIRE CAR" THAT RIDES THE RAILS HE HELPED BUILD, AND HER PAINTING COMES ALIVE TO TRANSPORT HOME THE SOULS OF THE LABORERS WHO DIED WHILE BUILDING THE RAILWAY
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18566597
Extent
pages:illustrations:32cm
Isbn
9780888992574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
GHOST TRAIN
Publication
Note
A CHINESE PEASANT GIRL, CHOON-YI, IS VISITED BY THE GHOST OF HER FATHER, WHO TELLS HER TO PAINT THE "FIRE CAR" THAT RIDES THE RAILS HE HELPED BUILD, AND HER PAINTING COMES ALIVE TO TRANSPORT HOME THE SOULS OF THE LABORERS WHO DIED WHILE BUILDING THE RAILWAY
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
18566597
Extent
pages:illustrations:32cm
Isbn
9780888992574
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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