Category: Chinese New Year

4 COOL #NewYears books + 1 bonus idea= 5 EASY activities & New Year fun for #teachers, #homeschool, #librarians & young readers everywhere.

Happy almost New Year to all. Looking for NEW picture books for January, New Years, and yes, dear #Teachers, AFTER Winter Break? You probably already know about these favorites– SQUIRREL’S NEW YEARS RESOLUTION (Pat Miller/ Kathi Ember / Albert Whitman ) HAPPY NEW YEAR EVERYWHERE (Arlene Erlbach / Millbrook) SHANTE’ KEYES AND THE NEW YEARS… Read more »

Meet #kidlit author Virginia Loh-Hagan and NIAN, THE CHINESE NEW YEAR DRAGON

Virginia Loh-Hagan’s NIAN, THE CHINESE NEW YEAR DRAGON (Sleeping Bear Press, Illus. Timothy Banks) is the perfect picture book for celebrating–and learning about– Chinese New Year. It’s a girl-power retelling of the Nian legend with an original twist, which includes explanations of the origins of Chinese New Year traditions. VERDICT: A wonderful version of a… Read more »