The Year of the Dog

People, Identity & Culture
Author(s):
Grace Lin
Age Group:
8-12
Publisher:
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN:
978-0316060028
Year:
People, Identity & Culture

It's the Chinese Year of the Dog, and as Pacy celebrates with her family, she finds out that this is the year she is supposed to "find herself." Universal themes of friendship, family and finding one's passion in life make this novel appealing to readers of all backgrounds.

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Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World

Ashley Herring Blake

When a tornado rips through town, Ivy Aberdeen's house is destroyed and her family displaced. Ivy feels invisible and ignored in the aftermath of the storm—and what's worse, her notebook filled with secret drawings of girls holding hands has gone missing.

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