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Children's Fiction Multigenerational

PoPo's Lucky Chinese New Year

by (author) Virginia Loh-Hagan

illustrated by Renne Benoit

Publisher
Sleeping Bear Press
Initial publish date
Dec 2016
Category
Multigenerational, General, Asian American
  • Hardback

    ISBN
    9781585369782
    Publish Date
    Dec 2016
    List Price
    $21.99

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 6 to 9
  • Grade: 1 to 4

Description

When her Chinese grandmother comes to visit, a young Chinese-American girl learns of and participates in the customs and beliefs celebrating an authentic Chinese New Year.

About the authors

Virginia Loh-Hagan was born in the luckiest of all years, the Year of the Dragon. She's an author, university professor, curriculum designer, and former elementary school teacher. She was inspired to write this story after doing author visits. Her young audiences wanted to know more about Chinese New Year!

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Renné Benoit is living her childhood dream of being an artist. Trained in graphic design, she is the award-winning illustrator of more than 15 books for children. Her awards include the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Award for Children's Literature for Proud as a Peacock, Brave as a Lion; the OLA Silver Birch Express Award for The Secret of the Village Fool; and the Christie Harris Illustrated Children's Literature Prize for both Fraser Bear and Goodbye to Griffith Street. The latter was also nominated for the Amelia Frances Howard Gibbon Award. Big City Bees was nominated for the Governor General's Literary Award for Children's Illustration, and A Year of Borrowed Men was a finalist for the TD Canadian Children’s Literature Award, among others. Renné lives in St. Thomas, Ontario.

 

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