A Celebration for Everyone
Selling Points: Chinese History, community, festivals, prosperity, elders, mythology, racism
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Pub Date: Oct/03/2017
Nonfiction Ages 9-12
From its beginnings as a farming celebration marking the end of winter to its current role as a global party featuring good food, lots of gifts and public parades, Chinese New Year is a snapshot of Chinese culture. Award-winning author and broadcaster Jen Sookfong Lee recalls her childhood in Vancouver, British Columbia, and weaves family stories into the history, traditions and evolution of Chinese New Year. Lavishly illustrated with color photographs throughout.