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