Great Reads for Chinese New Year

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Chinese New Year begins on February 19, 2015. A great way to celebrate is to share a special book with your child.  

         

Bringing in the New Year by Grace Lin
A Chinese American family prepares for and celebrates the Lunar New Year. End notes discuss the customs and traditions of Chinese New Year.

Crouching Tiger by Ying Compestine
When Ming Da's Chinese grandpa comes to visit, he overcomes his initial embarrassment at his grandfather's traditions and begins to appreciate him.

My First Chinese New Year by Karen Katz
A girl and her family prepare for and celebrate Chinese New Year.

A New Year's Reunion by Yu Li-Qiong
Maomao's dad works many miles away, but he is coming home for New Year!

This Next New Year by Janet Wong
A family prepares to celebrate the Lunar New Year and look forward to the good luck they hope it will bring.