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Bringing in the New Year

Title: Bringing in the New Year
Author: Grace Lin
Illustrator: Grace Lin
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf (2013)
ISBN: 9780385753654
 
Series: Grace Lin has written a collection of books about Chinese festivals: Thanking the Moon: Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival; Bring in the New Year; Fortune Cookie Fortunes; Dim Sum for Everyone; The Seven Chinese Sisters; Kite Flying
 
Three daughters wait with excitement for the Chinese New Year to start. The Chinese American family work together to clean and decorate the house and make ‘get rich’ dumplings to prepare. They wear new clothes and watch lion dances and fireworks with their friends. The New Year is ushered in with the awakening of a dragon by the surrounding banging of drums and gongs. Grace Lin includes factual information about the traditions of Chinese New Year

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