Happy, Happy Chinese New Year

Author: Demi

Publisher: Crown Publications

Publication Date: 1997

Genre: Nonfiction, culture

Audience: Gr. 1, 2, 3

Overview: This book examines the customs, traditions, and foods of the Chinese New Year. The illustrations of this book are very vibrant to show off all the festivities that go on during the Chinese New Year.

Activity: Have the children talk to their parents and see what traditions they have in their family.  Have them research it and share with the class. Bring in a poster with a tradition and what they do in their family.

Reviewer’s Name: Erin Mazzatta