A Stonewall Honor Book, 2012
"Yee’s sophisticated juxtaposition of immigrant narratives with questions of sexual identity is compelling and poignant." School Library Journal
"Yee’s latest offers insight into the city’s immigrant-Chinese and gay communities
sure to invite both thought and discussion." — Booklist
"Paul Yee's novel is a valuable intervention into the representation of gay and lesbian experience in the young adult genre." CM Magazine
About the Author
Paul Yee was born in Spalding, Saskatchewan, and grew up in Vancouver's Chinatown. A former archivist, he now writes full time. His books have won many awards and honors, including the Governor General's Award (Ghost Train), the Ruth Schwartz Award (Ghost Train and Roses Sing on New Snow), and the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year Award (Tales from Gold Mountain). He has won the Vancouver Book Award and been shortlisted for the BC Book Prize, and his books have been named to several lists, including NYPL Books for the Teen Age (Dead Man's Gold), ALA Notables and Booklist's Top Ten Historical Fiction. Most recently, Paul's young adult novel Money Boy was named a Stonewall Honor Book and he won the Vicky Metcalf Award for a body of work. Paul lives in Toronto.
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