Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers (January 8, 2008)
ISBN: 0375837450,978-0375837456

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Bringing in the New Year

This exuberant story follows a Chinese American family as they prepare for the Lunar New Year. Each member of the family lends a hand as they sweep out the dust of the old year, hang decorations, and make dumplings. Then it's time to put on new clothes and celebrate with family and friends. There will be fireworks and lion dancers, shining lanterns, and a great, long dragon parade to help bring in the Lunar New Year. And the dragon parade in the book is extra long--a surprise fold-out page at the end of the story. This story is tailor-made for reading aloud.