The Boy in the Attic (1998)

Seven-year-old Kai-ming Wong moves to North America from China. During his first summer, he is left alone at home while his parents search for work. When he sees a mysterious face in the attic window, he goes to investigate.


"...this cleanly written and affectingly illustrated book has resonances well beyond the simple story line."
-- Sarah Ellis, The Georgia Straight

"...sumptuously illlustrated, the inspirational story tells of the way an immigrant boy from China is helped by a child ghost to find courage to make a new life in North America...."
-- The Vancouver Sun


Chickadee Magazine, Book Choice for October 1998

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