Yao Bai and the Egg Pirates 
                          West Margin Presshttps://www.bonniepangart.com/

Inspired by the 1863 Egg War and the mad rush for murre eggs on the Farallon Islands near San Francisco, Yao Bai and the Egg Pirates is a high-seas adventure story celebrating the courage and history of Chinese immigrants in America through a fascinating yet little-known event during the California Gold Rush era.

“...Yao’s story is rich in history, culture, and legend, set in the heart of the Chinese immigrant community amid the craze of the California gold rush."

                        --Foreword Magazine

“You’ve written the kind of story that will delight (and enlighten) 4th graders and their teachers.”

                       --Connie Yu, historian, Chinese Historical and Cultural Project (San Jose), Chinese

                       Historical Society of America (Board Member Emeritus)

“Myers tells an enjoyable folklike tale that weaves in some aspects of the life and culture of Chinese immigrants during the California Gold Rush, including racism emanating from the white pirates.”

                       --Kirkus Reviews


                      Illustrated by Bonnie Pang

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