Reading/Interest Level: Preschool
Author: Julie Murray
Publisher: Abdo Kids
Lin and Amy decorate with the color red and lucky sayings. It’s Chinese New Year! This book walks the reader through different traditions and facts about the Chinese New Year celebration. The Chinese New Year lasts for fifteen days and takes place in January or February. With traditions such as family dinner, gifts in red envelopes, and the lantern festival, Chinese New Year is a very festive and traditional celebration!
This book is a useful resource for teaching children simple details about the Chinese New Year celebration. Each page has a picture to help children gain a better understanding and visual image of the holiday. The end of the book contains a list of signs of the Chinese New Year as well as an index and glossary. The simplicity of the book makes it a great resource for teaching students how to use these research helps. There is also a website listed at the end of the book where the reader can access crafts, videos, games, and other learning resources.