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. ...

Lee, Jen Sookfong.

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

Lee, Vickie.

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

Lo, Rich.

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

Chinn, Karen.

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

Compestine, Ying Chang.

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

Compestine, Ying Chang.

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

Corr, Christopher.

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

Lee, Vickie.

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

Loh-Hagan, Virginia.

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

Lin, Grace.

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

Shea, Pegi Deitz.

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

Thong, Roseanne.

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

Wang, Andrea.

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

Wong, Janet S.

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

Yim, Natasha.

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

Yim, Natasha.

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

Yu, Li-Qiong.

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

Li, Jian.

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

Wei, Jie.

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

Lee, Lyla.

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

Russell, Ching Yeung.

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

Yep, Laurence.

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

Lam, Aaron.

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

Lin, Grace.

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

Hamen, Susan E.

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

Koestler-Grack, Rachel A.

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

Linde, Barbara M.

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

Murray, Julie.

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

Otto, Carolyn.

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

Sebra, Richard.

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

Loh-Hagan, Virginia.

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

Louie, Ai-Ling.

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

Bae, Hyun-Joo.

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

Xu, Bing.

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

Singer, Marilyn.

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

Medina, Conni.

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