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Mei-Mei's Lucky Birthday Noodles: A Loving Story of Adoption, Chinese Culture and a Special Birthday Treat

Title

Mei-Mei's Lucky Birthday Noodles: A Loving Story of Adoption, Chinese Culture and a Special Birthday Treat

Authors

Shan-Shan Chen

Illustrator

Heidi Goodman

Publisher

Tuttle Publishing

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781462915934

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Adoption; Interracial; adopted child; interracial adoption; international adoption; adoptive family

Annotation

On her sixth birthday, Mei Mei puts on a special new dress and helps her adoptive mother make a traditional birthday dish from Mei Mei's home country, China, to share with her loving family. Includes recipe for Lucky Birthday Noodles.

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese / White

Keywords

bicultural; birthdays; family; baking; cake

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Mei-Mei's Lucky Birthday Noodles: A Loving Story of Adoption, Chinese Culture and a Special Birthday Treat

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