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The Year of the Fortune Cookie

Title

The Year of the Fortune Cookie

Authors

Andrea Cheng

Illustrator

Patrice Barton

Publisher

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Pages

176 pages

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9780544455924

Genre

realism

Topic

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Interracial; Adoption; Bicultural; mixed race; different cultures; adopted child; international adoption; interracial family; bicultural child

Annotation

Eleven-year-old Anna takes a trip to China and learns more about herself and her Chinese heritage.

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

adoptive parents

Main Character

girl

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

none

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese / White

Awards

Choices, 2015; The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

identity; Chinese Americans; China; friends; baking; middle school

Item Type

Fiction

Format

chapter book

The Year of the Fortune Cookie

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