$ 16.99

• Junior Library Guild Selection 2001
• Nest Literary Classics 2001
• Parent’s Choice Gold Award 2001
• Children’s Literature Choice Book
• American Library Association Notable Books 2002
• International Reading Association Children’s Book of the Year 2002

Author: Yin
Illustrator: Chris Soentpiet
Editor: Patricia Lee Gauch

Grade 4+/Ages 8+
40 pages/picture book • 12″X 10″

ISBN #0-399-23227-3 hardcover
$16.99 US • $25.50 CAN

Philomel Books imprint of:
Penguin Putnam Books
345 Hudson Street
New York, NY 10014
(800) 526-0275

SKU: yinbookstore-001


Set in 1865, COOLIES reveals the harsh truth about life for thousands of Chinese laborers during the construction of the American railroad. Through the eyes of two immigrant brothers, Shek and Little Wong, we share the hardships they face – injuries, explosions and avalanches – and rejoice in their victories. More importantly, the story also challenges us to think about social injustice as we celebrate the love and loyalty between brothers who are determined not only to survive, but to succeed.

All books purchased from my bookstore will be autographed. I will be happy to dedicate or personalize any or all of the books you buy. Please call 866 800 8893 toll free or e-mail me at with instructions.

Additional information

Weight 2.5 lbs
Dimensions 14 x 12 x 3.5 in


There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “COOLIES”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *