SSP 18: Virginia Loh – Paper Son: Lee’s Journey to America
Author, Educator and Scholar Virgina Loh Hagan shares the story behind her historical fiction picture book, Paper Son, co-authored with Helen Foster James. Twelve-year old Fu Lee is sent by his loving grandparents to America for the chance of a better life. After a difficult process at the Angel Island Immigration Station in San Francisco in 1926, he begins a new life with a new family.
Paper Son: Lee’s Journey to America by Helen Foster James and Virginia S. Loh; Illustrated by Wilson Ang
Also by Virginia: The Jade Dragon by Carolyn Marsden and Virginia S. Loh, a chapter book
To learn more about Virginia Loh and her upcoming books, visit her website: virginialoh.com
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