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(born 1956) is a Chinese-Canadian writer.
He is third-generation Canadian and was born in Saskatchewan in 1956 but grew up in Vancouver's Chinatown. Yee holds a Master's degree in history from the [[University of British Columbia]]. He is the author of several children's books: ''Teach Me to Fly, Skyfighter and The Curses of Third Uncle'' as well as ''Ghost Train'' ... winner of the 1996 [[Governor General's Award for English language children's literature]]. ''Ghost Train'' was adapted as a play by [[Betty Quan]] and performed by the [[Young Peoples Theatre]] in Toronto in 2001.
In 1990, he won the Sheila A. Egoff Children's Literature Prize for his collection Tales From Gold Mountain
His 1988 book Saltwater City
is an examination of Vancouver's Chinese-Canadian culture and experience. It won the City of Vancouver Book Award in 1989.