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Dumpling Soup

Title

Dumpling Soup

Illustrator

Lillian Hsu-Flanders

Publisher

Little, Brown and Co.

Publication Year

1993

ISBN

9780316734455

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A young Asian American girl living in Hawaii tries to make dumplings for her family's New Year's celebration.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

620L

Topic

Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Multiracial; Multicultural; multiracial family; multiracial child; multicultural family; multicultural child

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese / Hawaiian / Japanese / Korean / White

Family Formation

multigenerational

Awards

Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001 H.W. Wilson
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006 H.W. Wilson
Recommended Picture Books Featuring Interracial Families, 2011 Cooperative Children's Book Center
Adventuring with Books: A Booklist for PreK-Grade 6, 1997 National Council of Teachers of English
Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Second Edition, 1997 National Council of Teachers of English
Sharing Cultures: Asian American Children's Authors, 2001 ALSC American Library Association

Keywords

New Year; festivities; Hawaii: cookery; family life; cooking; dumplings; self-confidence

Diversity Impact

indirect

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