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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

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9780544455924

Pages

176 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

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

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

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

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

Chinese / White

Family Formation

adoptive parents

LGBTQ+

none

Awards

Choices, 2015
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

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

Diversity Impact

direct

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