“In her well-researched text, Fraser incorporates fascinating detail...while honestly addressing the prejudice faced by Chinese laborers. Good use of the broad picture-book format. An attractive resource.” —Kirkus Reviews
Mary Ann Fraser has illustrated more than forty books for children, and is the author-illustrator of a growing list of popular middle-grade books that focus on U.S. history. Her In Search of the Grand Canyon was voted a Best Book of the Year by School Library Journal and Ten Mile Day was an American Bookseller Pick, of the Lists. A graduate of Exter College of Art Design, she lives with her husband and three children in Simi Valley, California.