Monday, January 23, 2012

The New Lunar New Year!

Gung Hay Fat Choy! Chúc Năm Mới! Happy Lunar New Year! 

In celebration of the Lunar New Year (the first new moon of the year), here are some books that I recommend for reading!
  • Bouchard, David. 1999. The Dragon New Year: A Chinese Legend. Illus. by Zhong-Yang Huang. Atlanta, GA: Peachtree. ISBN: 1561452106.
  • Chinn, Karen. 1995. Sam and the Lucky Money. Illus. by Carnelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu. NY: Lee & Low Books, Inc. ISBN: 18800013x.
  • Compestine, Ying Chang. 2006. D is for Dragon Dance. Illus. by Yongsheng Xuan. NY: Holiday House. ISBN: 0823418871. 
  • Compestine, Ying Chang. 2001. The Runaway Rice Cake. Illus. by Tungwai Chau. NY: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. ISBN: 0689829728.
  • Compestine, Ying Chang. 2011. The Runaway Wok: A Chinese New Year Tale. Illus. by Sebastia Serra. NY: Dutton Juvenile (Penguin). ISBN: 9780525420682.
  • Katz, Karen. 2004. My First Chinese New Year. Illus. by Karen Katz. NY: Henry Holt and Company. ISBN: 0805070761.
  • Klein, Adria F. 2007. Max Celebrates Chinese New Year. Illus. by Mernie Gallagher-Cole. ISBN: 9781404831476.
  • Lin, Grace. 2008. Bringing in the New Year. Illus. by Grace Lin. NY: Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN: 9780375937453.
  • Shea, Pegi Deitz. 2003. Ten Mice for Tet. Illus. by To Ngoc Tran and Embroidery by 
  • Pham Viet Dinh. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books. ISBN: 0811834964.
  • Wong, Janet. 2000. This Next New Year. Illus. by Yangsook Choi. NY: Frances Foster Books (Farrar, Straus and Giroux). ISBN: 0374355037. 

The year 2012 is the year of the Dragon! Try out these books!
  • Kent, Jack. 1975. There's No Such Thing as a Dragon. Illus. by Jack Kent. NY: Golden Books Publishing Company, Inc. ISBN: 0307102149.
  • Schaefer, Carole Lexa. 2007. Dragon Dancing. Illus. by Pierr Morgan. NY: Viking (Penguin Group). ISBN: 9780670060849.
  • Steckman, Elizabeth. 1997. Silk Peony, Parade Dragon. Illus. by Carol Inouye. Honesdale, Penn.: Caroline House (Boyds Mills Press, Inc). ISBN: 1563972336.

  • Thong, Roseanne. 2001. Red is a Dragon: A Book of Colors. Illus. by Grace Lin. San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books. ISBN: 0811831779.

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