Bringing In the New Year

Bringing In the New Year

by Grace Lin
     
 

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In a brightly colored board book, perfect  for the youngest child, Newbery Honoree Grace Lin tells the tale of a Chinese American family as they prepare for the Lunar New Year. Each family member lends a hand as they sweep out the dust of the old year, hang decorations, and make dumplings. Then it's time to celebrate. There will be fireworks and lion dancers,

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In a brightly colored board book, perfect  for the youngest child, Newbery Honoree Grace Lin tells the tale of a Chinese American family as they prepare for the Lunar New Year. Each family member lends a hand as they sweep out the dust of the old year, hang decorations, and make dumplings. Then it's time to celebrate. There will be fireworks and lion dancers, shining lanterns, and a great, long dragon parade at the end!

Lin's bold and gloriously patterned artwork makes for an unforgettable holiday tale. Her story is simple and tailor-made for reading aloud to young children, and she includes an informative author's note for parents, teachers and children who want to learn even more.

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"A wonderful and much-needed addition to Chinese New Year literature."—School Library Journal

"Simple, energetic language and colorful, appealing art make this a perfect introduction to the holiday, particularly for young children."—Kirkus Reviews

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780385753654
Publisher:
Random House Children's Books
Publication date:
12/10/2013
Pages:
28
Sales rank:
294,842
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 5.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile:
AD250L (what's this?)
Age Range:
3 Months to 3 Years

Meet the Author

GRACE LIN has written and illustrated several picture books about this Chinese American family (based on her own!): Dim Sum for Everyone!, Kite Flying,  Fortune Cookie Fortunes, and Thanking the Moon. Her books for older readers include the 2010 Newbery Honor winner Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, Starry River of the Sky, The Year of the Dog, The Year of the Rat, and Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same!

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