Chinese New Year & Lunar New Year

The Best Kind of Mooncake By Pearl AuYeung Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781645675563
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Published: Page Street Kids - October 11th, 2022

Once upon a morning in Hong Kong, in the alley of Tai Yuen Street, a girl is promised a mooncake with a double-yolk center—the best kind!


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Everyone Loves Lunchtime but Zia By Jenny Liao, Dream Chen (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Jenny Liao, Dream Chen (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780593425428
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - February 7th, 2023

Preorder to be signed at our book launch and story time on February 11th with author Jenny Liao. Click here for more info.


Chloe’s Lunar New Year By Lily LaMotte, Michelle Lee (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lily LaMotte, Michelle Lee (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063076518
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Published: HarperCollins - January 3rd, 2023

Lily LaMotte, brilliant author of the graphic novel Measuring Up, an ALA Top Ten, has written her debut picture book about a special Lunar New Year feast. Perfect for fans of Bringing in the New Year by Grace Lin and I Am Golden by Eva Chen.

"Themes of love and family underlie the snappy text." —Kirkus


A Sweet New Year for Ren By Michelle Sterling, Dung Ho (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michelle Sterling, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534496606
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Published: Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books - November 15th, 2022

Celebrate the Lunar New Year through a young girl’s family traditions in this charming picture book featuring illustrations by New York Times bestselling artist Dung Ho that also includes a recipe for pineapple cakes!

Little Ren looks forward to the preparation for and festivities of Lunar New Year, but she is always too little to help make the delicious pineapple


Year of the Cat By Richard Ho, Jocelyn Li Langrand (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Richard Ho, Jocelyn Li Langrand (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062976826
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Published: Greenwillow Books - November 1st, 2022

Every year is the Year of the Cat!


Happy Chinese New Year!: A Festive Counting Story By Jannie Ho Cover Image
$10.99
ISBN: 9780593562970
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Published: Crown Books for Young Readers - November 29th, 2022

Count to twelve with the zodiac animals as they get ready to celebrate Chinese New Year! Sweet, colorful illustrations introduce each of the zodiac animals as they bring special items to the celebration.

Xīn Nián Kuài Lè! Happy Chinese New Year!


Baby Loves Lunar Phases on Chinese New Year! By Ruth Spiro, Irene Chan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ruth Spiro, Irene Chan (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781623543068
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Published: Charlesbridge - November 23rd, 2021

Big, brainy science for the littlest listeners


The Night Before Lunar New Year By Natasha Wing, Lingfeng Ho, Amy Wummer (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Natasha Wing, Lingfeng Ho, Amy Wummer (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780593384213
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Published: Grosset & Dunlap - December 27th, 2022

Discover all the celebratory traditions surrounding Lunar New Year in this festive addition to the Night Before series.


Tomorrow Is New Year's Day: Seollal, a Korean Celebration of the Lunar New Year By Aram Kim Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780374389284
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - December 27th, 2022

From Korean American author-illustrator Aram Kim, Tomorrow is New Year's Day follows a little girl sharing the fun customs of Seollal—the Korean Lunar New Year—with her classmates.

Seollal, the Korean Lunar New Year, is Mina’s favorite day of the year.


Friends Are Friends, Forever By Dane Liu, Lynn Scurfield (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dane Liu, Lynn Scurfield (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250778185
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - January 4th, 2022

A picture book based on the author's own immigration story, the infinite impact of friendship, and passing on love and kindness around the world.


Dim Sum, Here We Come! By Maple Lam, Maple Lam (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Maple Lam, Maple Lam (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780062396983
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Published: HarperCollins - January 3rd, 2023

From author-illustrator Maple Lam comes a new picture book about a Chinese American girl and her younger sister as they attend their weekly dim sum family gathering. A celebration of the traditional Chinese customs passed on from generation to generation: togetherness, love, family—and FOOD! 


Bringing In the New Year By Grace Lin Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780385753654
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - December 10th, 2013

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.


Alex's Good Fortune By Benson Shum, Benson Shum (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Benson Shum, Benson Shum (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780593222942
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 29th, 2020

Celebrate Chinese New Year with this sweet story of friendship and family!

In this story designed to engage early readers, charming characters combine with simple text, lively illustrations, and laugh-out-loud humor to help boost kids' confidence and create lifelong readers!


Alex's Good Fortune By Benson Shum, Benson Shum (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Benson Shum, Benson Shum (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9780593222935
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Published: Penguin Workshop - December 29th, 2020

Celebrate Chinese New Year with this sweet story of friendship and family!

In this story designed to engage early readers, charming characters combine with simple text, lively illustrations, and laugh-out-loud humor to help boost kids' confidence and create lifelong readers!


Lunar New Year (Celebrate the World) By Hannah Eliot, Alina Chau (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Hannah Eliot, Alina Chau (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781534433038
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Published: Little Simon - December 11th, 2018

Learn all about the traditions of Lunar New Year—also known as Chinese New Year—with this fourth board book in the Celebrate the World series, which highlights special occasions and holidays across the globe.

After the winter solstice each year, it’s time for a celebration with many names: Chinese New Year, Spring Festival, and Lunar New Year!


12 Lucky Animals: A Bilingual Baby Book By Vickie Lee, Joey Chou (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vickie Lee, Joey Chou (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781250184245
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - December 31st, 2018

From the creative team of Ruby's Chinese New Year, Chinese medicine practitioner Vickie Lee and illustrator Joey Chou--the visual development artist of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse--present this bilingual baby picture book introducing Chinese characters through the animals of the Chinese zodiac.


Lunar New Year Mad Libs: World's Greatest Word Game By Ellen Lee Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780593383926
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Published: Mad Libs - December 21st, 2021

Ring in the holiday with some ADJECTIVE firecrackers and COLOR envelopes, and celebrate Lunar New Year with your family, friends, and Mad Libs!


Maisy's Chinese New Year: A Maisy First Experiences Book By Lucy Cousins, Lucy Cousins (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lucy Cousins, Lucy Cousins (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9781536216783
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Published: Candlewick - January 18th, 2022

Join Maisy and friends in a joyful celebration of Chinese New Year.


The Animals of Chinese New Year / 中国农历新年动物生肖 By Jen Sookfong Lee, Kileasa Che Wan Wong (Translator) Cover Image
$9.95
ISBN: 9781459819023
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - January 8th, 2019

Drawing on the myth of the Chinese zodiac, The Animals of Chinese New Year follows twelve animals as they speed across a river, competing to represent the imminent new year in a race held by the Jade Emperor, the most powerful Chinese god.


Baby's First Chinese New Year (Baby's First Holidays) By DK Cover Image
By DK
$6.99
ISBN: 9781465484017
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Published: DK Children - December 24th, 2018

Celebrate Chinese New Year with this delightful baby board book little ones will adore.


Chelsea's Chinese New Year (Cloverleaf Books (TM) -- Holidays and Special Days) By Lisa Bullard, Katie Saunders (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lisa Bullard, Katie Saunders (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780761385790
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Published: Millbrook Press (Tm) - January 1st, 2012

Chelsea's family is celebrating Chinese New Year Chelsea gets to stay up late. She watches fireworks and a parade with a dragon She and her family have a big feast. Find out the different ways people celebrate this special day


Cat and Rat: The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac By Ed Young, Ed Young (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ed Young, Ed Young (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780805060492
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Published: Square Fish - November 15th, 1998

Caldecott Medal-winning author and illustrator Ed Young brings an ancient Chinese folktale to life in the children's picture book Cat and Rat.

To select the animals of the zodiac, the Jade Emperor has called for a race between all the animals with the first twelve winners honored by having years named after them.


Chinese New Year By Carrie Gleason Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9780778742982
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Published: Crabtree Publishing Company - September 30th, 2008

Kung hay fat Choy means 'may you prosper' and is a greeting heard often during Chinese New Year. Chinese New Year, sometimes called Lunar New Year, is celebrated in Chinese communities throughout the world. The festival lasts up to fifteen days and includes feasting, fireworks, and family celebrations. Children will love this colorful and easy-to-understand introduction to this famous holiday.


Chinese Zodiac Animals By Sanmu Tang Cover Image
$8.95
ISBN: 9781602209770
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Published: Shanghai Press - October 10th, 2011

Children will love to learn all about their Chinese zodiac animal with this great multicultural book for kids.


Which Chinese zodiac animal are you? A clever rat? A brave tiger? A hardworking ox? Or an energetic dragon?


In ancient China, each sign marked a different year in a 12-year calendar.


Maisy's Chinese New Year: A Maisy First Experiences Book By Lucy Cousins, Lucy Cousins (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lucy Cousins, Lucy Cousins (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781536215649
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Published: Candlewick - December 8th, 2020

Join Maisy and friends in a joyful celebration of Chinese New Year.


Mindy Kim and the Lunar New Year Parade By Lyla Lee, Dung Ho (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lyla Lee, Dung Ho (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9781534440104
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Published: Aladdin - January 14th, 2020

Fresh Off the Boat meets Junie B. Jones in this second novel in an adorable new chapter book series about Mindy Kim, a young Asian American girl who is getting ready to celebrate Lunar New Year!

Mindy is excited to celebrate the Lunar New Year! Even though it’s the first one without her mom, Mindy is determined to enjoy the day.


Moonbeams, Dumplings & Dragon Boats: A Treasury of Chinese Holiday Tales, Activities & Recipes By Nina Simonds, Meilo So (Illustrator), Boston The Children's Museum, Leslie Swartz Cover Image
$21.00
ISBN: 9780152019839
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Published: Clarion Books - October 1st, 2002

Filled with delectable recipes, hands-on family activities, and traditional tales to read aloud, this extraordinary collection will inspire families everywhere to re-create the magic of Chinese holidays in their own homes.


Peppa's Chinese New Year (Peppa Pig 8x8 #21) By EOne (Illustrator) Cover Image
By EOne (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781338541151
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Published: Scholastic Inc. - December 26th, 2018

Celebrate Chinese New Year with Peppa Pig in this 8x8 with stickers and information about the holiday in the back.

It's the year of the Pig--Peppa Pig, that is! When Madame Gazelle tells the children it's time to celebrate Chinese New Year, they couldn't be more excited.


A to Z Mysteries Super Edition #5: The New Year Dragon Dilemma By Ron Roy, John Steven Gurney (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ron Roy, John Steven Gurney (Illustrator)
$5.99
ISBN: 9780375868801
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - November 22nd, 2011

Z was just the beginning! With A to Z Mysteries® Super Editions, chapter book readers keep on collecting clues and solving mysteries with Dink, Josh, and Ruth Rose. Now with over 8 million copies in print, this classic kid-favorite series is back with a bright new look!
 


Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao By Kat Zhang, Charlene Chua (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kat Zhang, Charlene Chua (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781534411333
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - October 1st, 2019

A Kirkus Reviews Best Picture Book of 2019

Meet the funny, fierce, and fearless Amy Wu, who is determined to make a perfect bao bun today. Can she rise to the occasion?

Amy loves to make bao with her family. But it takes skill to make the bao taste and look delicious.


Amy Wu and the Patchwork Dragon By Kat Zhang, Charlene Chua (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kat Zhang, Charlene Chua (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534463639
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Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - December 15th, 2020

In this sweet and brightly illustrated picture book, Amy Wu must craft a dragon unlike any other to share with her class at school in this unforgettable follow-up to Amy Wu and the Perfect Bao.

Amy loves craft time at school. But when her teacher asks everyone to make their own dragon, Amy feels stuck.


One White Crane: A Bilingual Counting Book of the Months By Vickie Lee, Joey Chou (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Vickie Lee, Joey Chou (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250801517
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - December 13th, 2022

One white crane, two black bears . . .

Simply told and beautifully rendered, this counting board book takes young readers through the months of the year. Each month focuses on a new animal, from seals in May to cicadas in September. Sweet, accessible text in English and Chinese pairs with eye-catching art for a wonderful repeat reading experience.


One, Two, Three Dim Sum: A Mandarin-English Counting Book By Rich Lo Cover Image
By Rich Lo
$8.95
ISBN: 9781950500017
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Published: duopress - May 31st, 2020

Children and their parents can learn to count to ten in both English and Mandarin in this fun bilingual counting book of food.


I Am Golden By Eva Chen, Sophie Diao (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Eva Chen, Sophie Diao (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250842053
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - February 1st, 2022

An Instant New York Times Bestseller!

This joyful and lyrical picture book from New York Times bestselling author Eva Chen and illustrator Sophie Diao is a moving ode to the immigrant experience, as well as a manifesto of self-love for Chinese American children.


What do you see when you look in the mirror, Mei? Do you see beauty?


The Fearless Flights of Hazel Ying Lee By Julie Leung, Julie Kwon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julie Leung, Julie Kwon (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780759554955
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - February 2nd, 2021

Discover an inspiring picture book biography about Hazel Ying Lee, the first Chinese American woman to fly for the US military.

Hazel Ying Lee was born fearless—she was not afraid of anything, and the moment she took her first airplane ride, she knew where she belonged. When people scoffed at her dreams of becoming a pilot, Hazel wouldn't take no for an answer.


Flying Paintings: The Zhou Brothers: A Story of Revolution and Art By Amy Alznauer, ShanZuo Zhou (Illustrator), DaHuang Zhou (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Amy Alznauer, ShanZuo Zhou (Illustrator), DaHuang Zhou (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536204285
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Published: Candlewick - September 1st, 2020

The epic story of two Chinese brothers who became art-world legends, illustrated with stunning paintings by the artists themselves


Grandfather Tang's Story By Ann Tompert, Robert A. Parker (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Ann Tompert, Robert A. Parker (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780517885581
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Published: Dragonfly Books - August 12th, 1997

This folktale told using ancient Chinese puzzles and watercolor illustrations has been beloved for over thirty years and is the perfect addition to your Father's Day reading list!


Little Messy Marcy Su By Cherie Fu, Julie Kwon (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Cherie Fu, Julie Kwon (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780759556096
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - November 30th, 2021

A pitch-perfect rhyming text about messiness that any child and parent can relate to -- featuring a unique Chinese-American, intergenerational twist.

Marcy Su couldn't help make messes, track mud on the floors, and get stains on her dresses.

But Marcy's Mama has had enough!


Luna's Yum Yum Dim Sum (Storytelling Math) By Natasha Yim, Violet Kim (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Natasha Yim, Violet Kim (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9781623541309
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Published: Charlesbridge - December 22nd, 2020

Celebrate diversity, math, and the power of storytelling!


My Beijing: Four Stories of Everyday Wonder By Nie Jun Cover Image
By Nie Jun
$12.99
ISBN: 9781541526426
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Published: Graphic Universe (Tm) - September 1st, 2018

A 2019 Batchelder Honor Book

Yu'er and her grandpa live in a small neighborhood in Beijing--and it's full of big personalities. There's a story around every corner, and each day has a hint of magic.


Paper Son: The Inspiring Story of Tyrus Wong, Immigrant and Artist By Julie Leung, Chris Sasaki (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Julie Leung, Chris Sasaki (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524771874
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - September 24th, 2019

Winner of the American Library Association's 2021 Asian/Pacific American Award for Best Picture Book!
 
An inspiring picture-book biography of animator Tyrus Wong, the Chinese American immigrant responsible for bringing Disney's Bambi to life.


Shining Star: The Anna May Wong Story By Paula Yoo, Lin Wang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Paula Yoo, Lin Wang (Illustrator)
$10.95
ISBN: 9781620142578
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Published: Lee & Low Books - June 1st, 2009

Carter G. Woodson Award, National Council for the Social Studies
Choices, Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC)

The true story of Chinese American film star Anna May Wong, whose trail-blazing career in Hollywood in the 1930s and 1940s broke new ground for future generations of Asian American actors.


Welcome to Chinatown By William Low, William Low (Illustrator) Cover Image
By William Low, William Low (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9781250841995
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Published: Godwin Books - January 3rd, 2023

Welcome to Chinatown. There is so much to see. People practicing tai-chi, shoe cobblers, rows of herbs, outdoor fish markets, and more. And best of all, when the Lunar New Year begins, there's a New Year's Day parade, complete with a lion dance.


The Ugly Vegetables By Grace Lin, Grace Lin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Grace Lin, Grace Lin (Illustrator)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781570914911
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Published: Charlesbridge - July 1st, 2001

In this charming story about celebrating differences a Chinese-American girl wishes for a garden of bright flowers instead of one full of bumpy, ugly, vegetables.


The Seven Chinese Sisters By Kathy Tucker, Grace Lin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kathy Tucker, Grace Lin (Illustrator)
$6.99
ISBN: 9780807573105
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Published: Albert Whitman & Company - January 1st, 2003

Once there were seven Chinese sisters who lived together and took care of each other. Each one had a special talent. When baby Seventh Sister is snatched by a hungry dragon, her loving sisters race to save her.


Ten Little Dumplings By Larissa Fan, Cindy Wume (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Larissa Fan, Cindy Wume (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9780735266193
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Published: Tundra Books - January 5th, 2021

If one son is lucky, then ten must be great luck indeed! But where does that leave an only daughter? Based on a true family story, this inspiring picture book about a different perspective tells the tale of a girl determined to be seen, who finds her own voice and makes her own luck.


Amah Faraway By Margaret Chiu Greanias, Tracy Subisak (Illustrator) Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547607211
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Published: Bloomsbury Children's Books - January 25th, 2022

A delightful story of a child's visit to a grandmother and home far away, and of how families connect and love across distance, language, and cultures.

Kylie is nervous about visiting her grandmother-her Amah-who lives SO FAR AWAY.


Chinese Children's Favorite Stories: Fables, Myths and Fairy Tales (Favorite Children's Stories) By Mingmei Yip, Mingmei Yip (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Mingmei Yip, Mingmei Yip (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780804850179
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - September 11th, 2018

Watch a mischievous monkey learn his lesson, float along with a colorful butterfly, and visit a village with a mouse mayor.

Chinese Children's Favorite Stories is a collection of thirteen timeless Chinese folktales told and charmingly illustrated by Yip--whose inspiration for retelling them came from her father's nightly storytelling when she was a child.


Chinese Dragons Tattoos (Dover Tattoos) By Bruce LaFontaine Cover Image
$2.50
ISBN: 9780486289823
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(This book cannot be returned.)
Published: Dover Publications - January 17th, 1996

Dramatically rendered in full color, these six ferocious creatures offer a touch of the exotic to anyone who likes body art. Don't worry--the wild images only look tough. They're easy to apply, safe to wear, and quickly vanish with a dash of baby oil.


The Chinese Emperor's New Clothes By Ying Chang Compestine, David Roberts (Illustrator) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781419725425
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Published: Abrams Books for Young Readers - December 26th, 2017

Ming Da is only nine years old when he becomes the emperor of China, and his three advisors take advantage of him by stealing his stores of rice, gold, and precious stones. But Ming Da has a plan. With the help of his tailors, he comes up with a clever idea to outsmart his devious advisors: He asks his tailors to make “magical” new clothes for him.


Chinese Myths and Legends: The Monkey King and Other Adventures By Shelley Fu, Patrick Yee (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Shelley Fu, Patrick Yee (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780804850278
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - June 5th, 2018

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Chinese fairy tales and other folk stories--providing insight into a vibrant literary culture.


Dim Sum for Everyone! By Grace Lin, Grace Lin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Grace Lin, Grace Lin (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780440417705
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Published: Dragonfly Books - January 14th, 2003

In English, dim sum means “little hearts,” or “touches the heart,” but to this young girl, dim sum means delicious. On a visit to a bustling dim sum restaurant, a family picks their favorite little dishes from the steaming trolleys filled with dumplings, cakes, buns, and tarts.


Dumpling Soup By Jama Kim Rattigan, Lillian Hsu-Flanders (Illustrator) Cover Image
$8.99
ISBN: 9780316730471
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - April 1st, 1998

The food and family love are equally warm in this gorgeously illustrated and delicious tale that celebrates mixed families.

Marisa gets to help make dumplings this year to celebrate the New Year. But she worries if anyone will eat her funny-looking dumplings. Set in the Hawaiian islands, this story celebrates the joyful mix of food, customs, and languages from many cultures.


Favorite Children's Stories from China & Tibet: (Chinese & Tibetan Fairy Tales) By Lotta Carswell Hume, Lo Koon-Chiu (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Lotta Carswell Hume, Lo Koon-Chiu (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780804850186
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - July 10th, 2018

This colorfully illustrated multicultural children's book presents Chinese and Tibeten folk and fairytales and other stories--providing insight into a rich literary culture.


Fun with Chinese Symbols Stencils (Dover Stencils) By Marty Noble Cover Image
$1.99
ISBN: 9780486416380
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Published: Dover Publications - June 11th, 2001

Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas By Natasha Yim, Grace Zong (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Natasha Yim, Grace Zong (Illustrator)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781580896535
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Published: Charlesbridge - December 1st, 2015

A favorite fairy tale set in a bustling contemporary Chinatown.

It's Chinese New Year, and Goldy Luck’s mother wants her to take a plate of turnip cakes to the neighbors. The Chans aren’t home, but that doesn’t stop Goldy from trying out their rice porridge, their chairs, and their beds—with disastrous results.


The Great Race By Dawn Casey, Anne Wilson (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Dawn Casey, Anne Wilson (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781846862021
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Published: Barefoot Books - September 1st, 2008

Race with the animals of the Zodiac as they compete to have the years of the Chinese calendar named after them. The excitement-filled story is followed by notes on the Chinese calendar, important Chinese holidays, and a chart outlining the animal signs based on birth years.


Living in . . . China: Ready-to-Read Level 2 (Living in...) By Chloe Perkins, Tom Woolley (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Chloe Perkins, Tom Woolley (Illustrator)
$4.99
ISBN: 9781481460477
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Published: Simon Spotlight - July 5th, 2016

Discover what it’s like to grow up in China with this fascinating, nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read, part of a new series all about kids just like you in countries around the world!

Hao! My name is Jin, and I’m a kid just like you living in China.


My First Book of Chinese Calligraphy [With CDROM] By Guillaume Olive, Zihong He Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780804841047
Availability: Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.
Published: Tuttle Publishing - November 10th, 2010

My First Book of Chinese Calligraphy is a fun and engaging introduction to one of China's most celebrated arts and crafts for kids. Calligraphy--the art of producing decorative handwriting or lettering with a pen or brush--has been around for thousands of years.


My First Book of Chinese Words: An ABC Rhyming Book (My First Words) By Faye-Lynn Wu, Aya Padron (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Faye-Lynn Wu, Aya Padron (Illustrator)
$12.95
ISBN: 9780804843676
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - February 12th, 2013

My First Book of Chinese Words introduces young children to basic words and concepts in the Chinese language through colorful rhymes and beautiful imagery.

It is a book that parents and young children will enjoy reading together. The Chinese words in the book are all common, everyday items, and the rhymes are informative and fun for children.


My First Book of Chinese Words: An ABC Rhyming Book of Chinese Language and Culture (My First Words) By Faye-Lynn Wu, Aya Padron (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Faye-Lynn Wu, Aya Padron (Illustrator)
$10.95
ISBN: 9780804849418
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Published: Tuttle Publishing - August 29th, 2017

My First Book of Chinese Words introduces young children to basic words and concepts in the Chinese language through colorful rhymes and beautiful imagery.

It is a book that parents and young children will enjoy reading together. The Chinese words in the book are all common, everyday items, and the rhymes are informative and fun for children.


My First Mandarin Word Book By Mandy Stanley (Illustrator), Various Cover Image
By Mandy Stanley (Illustrator), Various
$7.99
ISBN: 9780753475454
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Published: Kingfisher - January 21st, 2020

Featuring first words, numbers, colors, and shapes, alongside a clear, colorful layout and bold images, this introduction to Mandarin helps young children learn basic vocabulary.


My First Mandarin Words with Gordon & Li Li By Michele Wong McSween, Nam Doan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Michele Wong McSween, Nam Doan (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9781338253726
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Published: Cartwheel Books - October 30th, 2018

Learn English and Mandarin words with panda cousins Gordon and Li Li in this charming and colorful bilingual first words book!

Gordon and Li Li are cousins. Li Li is from Beijing, China, and speaks Mandarin. Gordon lives in Brooklyn, New York, and speaks English.


Queen of Physics: How Wu Chien Shiung Helped Unlock the Secrets of the Atom Volume 6 By Teresa Robeson, Rebecca Huang (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Teresa Robeson, Rebecca Huang (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781454932208
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Published: Union Square Kids - October 8th, 2019

Meet Wu Chien Shiung, famous physicist who overcame prejudice to prove that she could be anything she wanted.

"Wu Chien Shiung's story is remarkable--and so is the way this book does it justice." --Booklist (Starred review)


Red Is a Dragon: A Book of Colors By Roseanne Thong, Grace Lin (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Roseanne Thong, Grace Lin (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780811864817
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Published: Chronicle Books - March 26th, 2008

Younger children will be engaged by Red Is a Dragon, as a young girl finds a rainbow of colors in her everyday life.


The Silk Princess: The Classic Edition (Charles Santore Children's Classics) By Charles Santore, Charles Santore (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Charles Santore, Charles Santore (Illustrator)
$19.95
ISBN: 9781604339451
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Published: Applesauce Press - January 14th, 2020

Learn about the origin of silk alongside Princess His-Ling Chi in this wonderful adventure.

Based on the ancient fable of the Silk Princess, this original story tells the history of silk in an adorable light. Charles Santore’s beautiful, best-selling illustrations pair with his original story to capture the spirit of ancient China.


Where Is the Great Wall? (Where Is?) By Patricia Brennan Demuth, Who HQ, Jerry Hoare (Illustrator) Cover Image
$5.99
ISBN: 9780448483580
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Published: Penguin Workshop - February 5th, 2015

More than two thousand years ago, with his land under constant attack from nomads, the First Emperor of China came up with a simple solution: build a wall to keep out enemies. It was a wall that kept growing and growing. But its construction came at a huge cost: it is believed that more than a million Chinese died building it, earning the wall its nickname--the longest cemetery on earth.


Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China By Ai-Ling Louie Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780698113886
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Published: Puffin Books - May 7th, 1996

Told with beauty and grace, this Cinderella story from Ai-Ling Louie is brought vividly to life by Caldecott Medal-winner Ed Young’s soft, glowing illustrations.