In the Year of the Boar and Jackie Robinson Setting

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Wong House (China)

This is where a brief part of the story originally takes place. Shirley lives there with her mother and extended family before they head to America to live with Mr. Wong.

Wong House (America)

This is where Shirley's father lives and calls them to live with him. The house is in Brooklyn, NY. They have a land lady who eventually teaches Shirley how to play piano. The apartment is smaller but it fits the family just fine.

P.S.8

Public School 8 is where a major part of the story takes place. This is the American school that Shirley attends and where she learns how to be American and Chinese. She makes friends and learns from teachers. Shirley attends fifth and sixth grade at P.S.8.

Boiler room

This the basement where all the machinery that keeps the apartments running is, in the Wong's apartment building. Shirley...

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