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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Undocumented: A Worker's Fight

Duncan Tonatiuh

Juan grew up in Mexico working in the fields to help provide for his family. Struggling for money, he crosses over into the U.S. and becomes an undocumented worker, living in a poor neighborhood, working hard to survive.

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