Paul Yee was born in Spalding, Saskatchewan, and grew up in
Vancouver''s Chinatown. A former archivist, he now writes full
time. His books have won many awards and honors, including the
Governor General''s Award (Ghost Train
), the Ruth Schwartz
Award (Ghost Train
and Roses Sing on New Snow
and the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year Award
(Tales from Gold Mountain
). He has won the Vancouver Book
Award and been shortlisted for the BC Book Prize, and his books
have been named to several lists, including NYPL Books for the Teen
Age (Dead Man''s Gold
), ALA Notables and Booklist''s Top
Ten Historical Fiction. Paul lives in Toronto.
Harvey Chan immigrated to Canada from Hong Kong as a teenager.
He has won the Ruth Schwartz Children''s Book Award three times -
with Paul Yee for Roses Sing on New Snow and Ghost
Train, and for Music for the Tsar of the Sea by Celia
Barker Lottridge. Harvey lives in Toronto, Ontario.