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Chinese New Year (Rookie Read-About Holidays)

Following the well-known and much-loved Rookie Books format, these fun and informative books introduce early elementary-school children to the basic facts about major holidays. Each book explains the development of the holiday and how it is celebrated today, and includes holiday games, traditions, crafts, and foods.

Lexile Measure: 280L (What's this?)

Series: Rookie Read-About Holidays

Paperback: 32 pages

Publisher: Childrens Pr (March 2002)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0516273752

ISBN-13: 978-0516273754

Product Dimensions: 0.2 x 5.8 x 7 inches

Shipping Weight: 0.3 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)

Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (6 customer reviews)

Best Sellers Rank: #765,936 in Books (See Top 100 in Books) #40 in Books > Children's Books > Holidays & Celebrations > Chinese New Year #6804 in Books > Children's Books > Literature & Fiction > Chapter Books & Readers > Beginner Readers

Age Range: 4 - 8 years

Grade Level: Preschool - 3

I used the book on Chinese New Year to help my KR students have some knowledge about Chinese culture and the New Years Celebration. The photograph showed real children as they prepared and celebrated Chinese New Year. The text was simple yet provided enough information for these youngstudents.

Used as a resource for the Chinese New Year celebration at my son's pre-k class. It was useful, age appropriate, a good introduction to the topic. I did end-up combined using several books as none had all the things I wanted to cover.

Every major aspect of the holiday is clearly and concisely illustrated. However, one little thing I have a problem with is that the photos are very old-fashioned, almost like 20 years ago. So, with that in mind, I gave it 4 stars.

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