Life in San Francisco's Chinatown

Life in San Francisco's Chinatown

by Sally Senzell Isaacs

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The Picture the Past series looks at the many kinds of communities in America's past. Each book describes what made each community different and what children and adults did each day. Life in San Francisco's Chinatown In this book, learn why thousands of people from China came to San Francisco after 1848. Discover how they mined for gold, build railroads, and set up homes, stores, laundries, and restaurants. Find out how Chinatown grew and changed and what it is like today. Then use a recipe to make a popular treat from the time–fortune cookies!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780613673365
Publisher: San Val
Publication date: 01/28/2003
Product dimensions: 7.52(w) x 10.52(h) x 0.38(d)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

Table of Contents

The rush for gold — Gold mountain! — The gold miners — The railroad — Looking for work — "Stay away" — Chinatown — The family — Chinatown's children — Homes — Clothes — Food — Chinese restaurants — Chinatown today.

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