Lists and Suggestions for Kids

List: Chinese and Lunar New Year

Eliot, Hannah.

Introduces Lunar New Year, describing the food, decorations, and activities of the holiday. ... More

Lee, Jen Sookfong.

"In this festive, dual-language board book (English and Simplified Chinese), twelve animals ra... More

Lee, Vickie.

Uses the Chinese zodiac to introduce young children to Chinese and English names for twelve animals... More

Lo, Rich.

Introduces the English and Chinese words for colors, using items associated with Chinese New Year c... More

Chinn, Karen.

Also available in Hoopla. Sam must decide how to spend the lucky money he's received for Chines... More

Compestine, Ying Chang.

Also available in Hoopla. A young emperor, whose advisors have taken advantage of him, enlists the ... More

Compestine, Ying Chang.

On Chinese New Year's Eve, a poor man who works for the richest businessman in Beijing sends h... More

Corr, Christopher.

Celebrate Chinese New Year and learn how every animal earned its place in the Chinese zodiac by tak... More

Lee, Vickie.

As Ruby travels to her grandmother's house to bring her a gift for Chinese New Year, she is jo... More

Loh-Hagan, Virginia.

A Chinese-American girl learns how to properly celebrate Chinese New Year when her grandmother from... More

Lin, Grace.

A Chinese American family prepares for and celebrates the Lunar New Year. End notes discuss the cus... More

Shea, Pegi Deitz.

Also available in Hoopla. A village of mice prepares for Tet, or Vietnamese New Year, as different ... More

Thong, Roseanne.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. A Chinese American girl provides rhyming descriptions of th... More

Wang, Andrea.

"The legendary Nian monster has returned at Chinese New Year. Nian is intent on devouring Shan... More

Wong, Janet S.

A family prepares to celebrate the Lunar New Year and looks forward to the good luck they hope it w... More

Yim, Natasha.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoppla. One Chinese New Year, her mother sends Goldy Luck to the pa... More

Yim, Natasha.

Also available in Hoopla. "It's the Lunar New Year, which just happens to be Mulan's... More

Yu, Li-Qiong.

Little Maomao's father works in faraway places and comes home just once a year, for Chinese Ne... More

Li, Jian.

"Told in a bilingual Chinese and English edition, this is the story of three little pigs whose... More

Wei, Jie.

The Chinese New Year is a time for family reunions. This Chinese children's story tells a deli... More

Lee, Lyla.

Also available in Overdrive and Hoopla. Mindy is excited to go to the Lunar New Year parade in her ... More

Russell, Ching Yeung.

Eleven-year-old Lam, her brothers, and other ethnic Chinese flee Vietnam in 1979, embarking on a lo... More

Yep, Laurence.

With the help of his popular Uncle Chester, a young Chinese American boy tries hard to fulfill a pr... More

Lam, Aaron.

"Twelve-year-old video buff Anthony is devastated when his family leaves Toronto's Chinat... More

Lin, Grace.

Also available in Overdrive. It's the Chinese year of the dog! When Pacy's mom tells her t... More

Hamen, Susan E.

"An overview of Lunar New Year, from the origin of the celebration to how it is practiced toda... More

Koestler-Grack, Rachel A.

"Relevant images match informative text in this introduction to Chinese New Year. Intended for... More

Linde, Barbara M.

Also available in Hoopla. "Many cultures had their own way of counting the year before the wes... More

Murray, Julie.

The Chinese New Year is an important Chinese festival that is celebrated by Chinese people worldwid... More

Otto, Carolyn.

Children have never had so many reasons to learn how Chinese people everywhere ring in the new and r... More

Sebra, Richard.

Con texto organizado cuidadosamente en niveles y fotografias frescas y vibrantes captamos la atenci... More

Loh-Hagan, Virginia.

An illustrated retelling for young readers of the Chinese folktale about a dragon that threatens a ... More

Louie, Ai-Ling.

This version of the Cinderella story, in which a young girl overcomes the wickedness of her stepsis... More

Bae, Hyun-Joo.

A young Korean girl describes the new clothes that she will be wearing to celebrate the new year. ... More

Xu, Bing.

"Seventeen traditional American and Chinese songs are written in artist Xu Bing's signatu... More

Singer, Marilyn.

"A collection of original poems about New Year celebrations throughout the year and around the... More

Medina, Conni.

Also available in Hoopla. See the bright colors. Feel the movement of the dance. It's a Chines... More