Lunar New Year

Books to celebrate the Lunar New Year!

D is for Dragon Dance Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823440290
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Published: Holiday House - October 23rd, 2018

A bilingual introduction to the Chinese New Year in English and Chinese.

From the dazzling dragon dance to the scrumptious steamed dumplings to the firecrackers that frighten away evil spirits, this alphabet book celebrates the traditions of the lunar new year. First published in 2006, this new rendition presents the English text alongside the Chinese.


Mindy Kim and the Lunar New Year Parade 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.


Chinese New Year Colors Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780823443710
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Published: Holiday House - November 19th, 2019

This bilingual color concept book celebrates a rainbow of traditional objects seen during the Chinese New Year.


Chinese New Year: A Celebration for Everyone (Orca Origins #4) Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781459811263
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Published: Orca Book Publishers - October 3rd, 2017

From its beginnings as a farming celebration marking the end of winter to its current role as a global party featuring good food, lots of gifts and public parades, Chinese New Year is a snapshot of Chinese culture. Award-winning author and broadcaster Jen Sookfong Lee recalls her childhood in Vancouver and weaves family stories into the history, traditions and evolution of Chinese New Year.


The Animals of Chinese New Year / 中国农历新年动物生肖 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.


Nian, the Chinese New Year Dragon Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781585364138
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Published: Sleeping Bear Press - December 15th, 2019

2020 EUREKA Excellence in Nonfiction Awards - Gold Winner 2020 Feather Quill Reviewer's Choice Award Mei hates springtime. Why? Because it's only in the spring that Nian, a fierce dragon, is able to leave his mountain prison under the sea to terrorize the local village. When the villagers hear the rumblings of Nian's hungry stomach, they know that winter has ended and spring is coming.


Chinese New Year Colors Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780823447510
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Published: Holiday House - December 24th, 2019

Celebrate Lunar New Year with a rainbow of traditions in this bilingual board book!

     Hóng is the color of firecrackers! Jīn is the hue of lucky coins. Zŏng is the shade of sweet peanut puffs. Welcome to the festivities of the Chinese New Year, where symbolic gifts, foods, and objects come together in a celebration of beautiful colors.


Home for Chinese New Year: A Story Told in English and Chinese Cover Image
By Jie Wei, Can Xu (Illustrator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781602209992
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Published: Shanghai Press - October 10th, 2017

The Chinese New Year is a time for family reunions. This Chinese children's story tells a delightful trip with lots of cultural details along the way!


Jia Jun's Dad worked out of town all year around. Now it's time for him to come home. He took a train, bus, three-wheeled motorcycle, ferry-boat and even walked for many miles.