The Cook's Family
As her parents' arguments become more frequent, Robin looks forward to the visits that she and her grandmother make to Chinatown, where they pretend to be an elderly cook's family, giving Robin new insights into her Chinese heritage.
Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Kinship care; Interracial; Biracial; Bicultural; Immigrants and refugees; grandparent raising grandchild; biracial child; interracial marriage; two cultures; bicultural child; undocumented immigrant; illegal immigrant
Asian (Chinese) / White
mother, father, and grandfather
Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001
Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Eighth Edition, 2000
Eureka! California in Children's Literature, 2003
Best Children's Books of the Year, 1999
Kaleidoscope, A Multicultural Booklist for Grades K-8, Third Edition, 2001
family problems; Chinese Americans; Chinatown; cooking; memories; pretend; restaurant
Yep, Laurence, "The Cook's Family" (1998). Diverse Families. 774.