Ghost Train

Ghost Train Winner of the Governor General s Award the Amelia Frances Howard Gibbon Illustrator s Award the Elizabeth Mrazik Cleaver Award and the Ruth Schwartz AwardThis powerful unforgettable and multi award

  • Title: Ghost Train
  • Author: Paul Yee Harvey Chan
  • ISBN: 9780888992574
  • Page: 312
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Winner of the Governor General s Award, the Amelia Frances Howard Gibbon Illustrator s Award, the Elizabeth Mrazik Cleaver Award and the Ruth Schwartz AwardThis powerful, unforgettable and multi award winning tale is based on the lives of the Chinese who settled on the west coast of North America in the early 1900s.Left behind in China by her father, who has gone to NorthWinner of the Governor General s Award, the Amelia Frances Howard Gibbon Illustrator s Award, the Elizabeth Mrazik Cleaver Award and the Ruth Schwartz AwardThis powerful, unforgettable and multi award winning tale is based on the lives of the Chinese who settled on the west coast of North America in the early 1900s.Left behind in China by her father, who has gone to North America to find work, Choon yi has made her living by selling her paintings in the market When her father writes one day and asks her to join him, she joyously sets off, only to discover that he has been killed Choon yi sees the railway and the giant train engines that her father died for, and she is filled with an urge to paint them.But her work disappoints her until a ghostly presence beckons her to board the train where she meets the ghosts of the men who died building the railway She is able to give them peace by returning their bones to China where they were born.

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    1. This is a story of about a Chinese girl that was born with only one arm. Her mom didn't like her with one arm, but her dad loved her. After she grew older, her father figured out that her one arm had a talent, and that is to paint. Her dad goes to North America because they have no income and he needs to go away to make a wage. Father and Daughter mail each other back and forth, and one letter from the dad requests her to go to North America. When she gets their she finds out he died the week be [...]

    2. A chinese girl comes to America to reunite with her railroad worker father, only to find he has been killed in an accident. His ghost instructs her to use her artistic talents to paint a train that will carry the ghosts of other fallen Chinese railroad workers home. I would have liked an author's note referencing real statistics about Chinese railroad workers, but maybe that's something for students to investigate.

    3. Ghost Train is a picture book intended for older readers in grades 3 through 6. It is the powerful story of Choon-yi of China, a one-armed child whose “one arm was no ordinary limb” because “the picture she painted looked as real as life.” The text follows Choon-yi’s adventurous journey into the unknown worlds of fire-cars and industry in order to fulfill her father’s dying wishes: to paint him a fire-car and the train that runs on the road he built. I gave this story 3 stars. For me [...]

    4. This story is about a girl with only one arm, even though she had only one arm, she was a really good painter, her paintings were wonderful. Her family wasn't that rich, one day, they found that in North America, they were hiring jobs to make a railway. Then her father decided to go to North America to help build the railway and earn money for his family. One day, her father asked her to come to North America, so she got a ticket and went to visit him, but when she got there, she was told her fa [...]

    5. Genre: Picture Book Audience: Grades 3-6Reading Level: Transitional Curricular Uses: Read-Aloud, Independent Reading Issues: Economic troubles, disabilities, deathIllustrations: Dark and mysterious illustrations add to the mood of the book. Beautiful full page pictures. Additional Comments: This is not one of my favorite books, but it does address important issues such as a death in the family, overcoming a disability, and getting through economic hard times. Choon-yi is a very strong person. Th [...]

    6. I have read this sad story many times, and each time the beauty of the art combines with the words to evoke a feeling of not only sadness, but also appreciation.Chhon-yi travels to North America to help bring her father, and other Chinese railway workers home after they have died.I picked up this book because it was going to be a good one with which to demonstrate the strategy of Listening to your Inner Voice.I finished it because it is beautifully written and illustrated and short enough to com [...]

    7. Delicious ghost story with wonderfully vivid language. Wonderful for looking at North AMerican history to explore the working conditions of Chinese laborers and their role in building the railroads. Craft moves: Vivid languageOpportunities for Reading Workshop mini-lessons- predictions, visualizing.

    8. As far as childhood memories go, this book is one of the greats in children's illustrated literature. Not only does this superb author convey a factual and magnanimous moral of life, but the story tugs at your heartstrings and makes you love the main character

    9. This is a magnificent tale of how Chinese immigrants who built the American railways died while working. This book is one daughter's journey to free her father's soul from the rubble which burried him. Absolutely incredible illustrations.

    10. Ghost Train by Paul Yee, paintings by Harvey Chan – 1996 – What a gorgeous, touching book following a young girl whose father goes to the US to work on railroad development and how she is able to mystically help many people… just beautiful.

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