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Celebrate Chinese New Year

Author: Carolyn Otto; Haiwang Yuan
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2009.
Series: Holidays around the world (National Geographic Society (U.S.))
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For two joyous weeks red is all around. The color represents luck and happiness. Children receive money wrapped in red paper, and friends and loved ones exchange poems written on red paper. The Chinese New Year is also an opportunity to remember ancestors, and to wish peace and happiness to friends and family. The holiday ends with the Festival of Lanterns, as many large communities stage the famous Dragon Dance.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carolyn Otto; Haiwang Yuan
ISBN: 9781426303814 1426303815 9781426303821 1426303823
OCLC Number: 223891933
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations, map ; 26 cm.
Series Title: Holidays around the world (National Geographic Society (U.S.))
Responsibility: by Carolyn Otto ; consultant, Haiwang Yuan.

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For two joyous weeks red is all around. The color represents luck and happiness. Children receive money wrapped in red paper, and friends and loved ones exchange poems written on red paper. The Chinese New Year is also an opportunity to remember ancestors, and to wish peace and happiness to friends and family. The holiday ends with the Festival of Lanterns, as many large communities stage the famous Dragon Dance. Fireworks, parades, lanterns, presents, and feasts: these are some of the joys experienced by all who observe Chinese New Year.

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-01-07) Good Permalink

     Celebrate Chinese New Years with Fireworks, Dragons, and Lanterns by Carolyn Otto is a Holidays Around the World book by National Geographic.  The photos are spectacular, and the format is inviting in this books which discusses how this important Chinese holiday was celebrated...
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