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Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year
Author: Patricia Bjaaland Welch
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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Orange trees and plum blossoms. Strings of firecrackers and clusters of gold coins. Dinners with family and offerings to ancestors. No event in the Chinese calender holds a greater importance, or is as richly celebrated, as the Lunar New Year.This complete introduction to the holiday explores its many symbols and rituals, tracing their history and meanings, and describing the differences in its celebration from Hong Kong to Taiwan, Singapore to mainland China. Beginning with notable days in the month preceding the holiday and extendingto the Lantern Festival fifteen days into the New Year, the author guides the reader through the etiquette of gift-giving and the selection of special foods, holiday greetings, and popular decorations.Many Chinese traditions have been lost forever, but in communities throughout the world the anticipation, preparation, and celebration of the Lunar New Year endures.
Chinese New Year
Language: un
Pages: 71
Authors: Patricia Bjaaland Welch
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 1997 - Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Orange trees and plum blossoms. Strings of firecrackers and clusters of gold coins. Dinners with family and offerings to ancestors. No event in the Chinese calender holds a greater importance, or is as richly celebrated, as the Lunar New Year.This complete introduction to the holiday explores its many symbols and rituals, tracing their history and meanings, and describing the differences in its celebration from Hong Kong to Taiwan, Singapore to mainland China. Beginning with notable days in the month preceding the holiday and extendingto the Lantern Festival fifteen days into the New Year, the author guides the reader through the etiquette of gift-giving and the selection of special foods, holiday greetings, and popular decorations.Many Chinese traditions have been lost forever, but in communities throughout the world the anticipation, preparation, and celebration of the Lunar New Year endures.
My First Chinese New Year
Language: un
Pages:
Authors: Karen Katz
Categories: Chinese Americans
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher:
A girl and her family prepare for and celebrate Chinese New Year.
Celebrate Chinese New Year
Language: un
Pages: 32
Authors: Carolyn Otto
Categories: JUVENILE NONFICTION
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-01-14 - Publisher: National Geographic Books
"With dazzling photographs and lively, lyrical text, this book introduces young readers to the Chinese New Year and dives into the historical and cultural aspects of this festive holiday, which has become increasingly popular throughout the world, celebrated not only by Chinese and Chinese-American populations, but by many other food and multi-culture-loving people as well."
Chinese New Year
Language: un
Pages: 48
Authors: Judith Jango-Cohen
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: First Avenue Editions
Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year
Language: un
Pages: 30
Authors: Catherine Chambers
Categories: Chinese
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Evans Brothers
Describes the traditions, ceremonies, and foods associated with the celebration of the Chinese New Year.
Celebrating Chinese New Year
Language: un
Pages: 48
Authors: Fay Robinson
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-01-01 - Publisher: Enslow Publishing, LLC
Learn about the Chinese New Year, it's customs, traditions and celebrations.
Celebrating Chinese New Year
Language: un
Pages: 16
Authors: Rosa Drew, Heather Phillips
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999-03 - Publisher: Creative Teaching Press
A Chinese-American boy and his family prepare for Chinese New Year.
Chinese New Year
Language: un
Pages: 32
Authors: Carrie Gleason
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-09-30 - Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
Chinese New Year welcomes the start of a new year. It is the most important celebration in China. People enjoy this holiday in many different ways. Chinese people follow certain traditions to make sure they have a lucky new year.
Ruby's Chinese New Year
Language: un
Pages: 40
Authors: Vickie Lee
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-12-26 - Publisher: Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
In this picture book celebrating Chinese New Year, animals from the Chinese zodiac help a little girl deliver a gift to her grandmother. Ruby has a special card to give to her grandmother for Chinese New Year. But who will help her get to grandmother’s house to deliver it? Will it be clever Rat, strong Ox, or cautious Rabbit? Ruby meets each of the twelve zodiac animals on her journey. This picture book includes back matter with a focus on the animals of the Chinese zodiac. - GODWIN BOOKS -
Popo's Lucky Chinese New Year
Language: un
Pages: 32
Authors: Virginia Loh-Hagan
Categories: Juvenile Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-01 - Publisher:
When her Chinese grandmother comes to visit, a young Chinese-American girl learns of and participates in the customs and beliefs celebrating an authentic Chinese New Year.