Ten-year-old Winnie and her mother spend the summer of 1867 with Winnie's father, a mining engineer for the Central Pacific Railroad. While the Central Pacific weathers a strike by the Chinese immigrant laborers, Winnie's view of the world is forever changed by Lee Cheng, a young tea carrier. Illustrations.
About the Author
Stephen Krensky is the author of numerous picture books, including How Santa Got His Job and How Santa Lost His Job, which both received starred reviews in Booklist and School Library Journal. His latest board book, I am so Brave, received starred reviews in both Publisheres Weekly and Kirkus. He and his wife have two sons and live in Lexington, Massachusetts.