My First Chinese New Year by Karen Katz Adorably illustrated, of course, Karen Katz once again succeeds with this simple, sweet story told from the perspective of a young Chinese girl.
I appreciated the further explanation at the end of the book describing in more detail the history behind the holiday.
Bringing in the New Year by Grace Lin I adore Grace Lin's books and this book is an example of another success.
It tells the story of a family preparing and participating in the Chinese New Year.
Great Race: The Story of the Chinese Zodiac by Dawn Casey Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Chinese New Year: With Fireworks, Dragons, and Lanterns One other books that we're waiting for from the library is called Lanterns and Firecrackers: A Chinese New Year Story (Festival Time).
From what I have read about it, this story is also very effective with children. What are your favorite ways to celebrate Chinese New Year?
We’ve always been interested in Asian culture and history as a family, but we’re even more eager to learn now that my husband works from home teaching English to Chinese students through VIPKID.
We love hearing about his students and what life is like for them.
Maomao’s dad works many miles away, but he is coming home for New Year!
Little Maomao’s father works in faraway places and comes home just once a year, for Chinese New Year.