Chinese New Year: A Celebration For Everyone

ISBN-10: 1459826434
ISBN-13: 9781459826434
Author: Lee, Jen Sookfong
Interest Level: 4-7
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers

Publication Date: January 2021

Copyright: 2017

Page Count: 88

Series: Orca Origins

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Interest Level

Grades 4-7

Reading Level

Lexile: 1160L

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE NONFICTION / Holidays & Celebrations / Other, Non-Religious


JUVENILE NONFICTION / Social Science / Customs, Traditions, Anthropology

Part of the nonfiction Orca Origins series, Chinese New Year is illustrated with color photographs throughout. Readers will learn how a simple gathering of family and friends grew into a weeklong, worldwide festival. 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 and weaves family stories into the history, traditions and evolution of Chinese New Year. Lavishly illustrated with color photographs throughout.
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