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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

Lexile Measure

690L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; Culture/Ethnicity; Adoption; Interracial; Bicultural; Bilingual; Immigrants and refugees; adopted baby; adoptive family; international adoption; interracial friendship; mixed race; different cultures; bicultural child; bilingual child; immigrant parents

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

Asian (Chinese) / White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Choices, 2015
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection

Keywords

identity; Chinese Americans; China; friendship; baking; middle school; fundraising; bake sale; misconceptions; China's one baby policy

Diversity Impact

direct

The Year of the Fortune Cookie


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