Book Review + Giveaway: Our Lunar New Year

Title: Our Lunar New Year: Celebrating Lunar New Year in Asian Communities| Author: Yobe Qui | Illustrators: Maria Christina Lopez, Jennifer Prevatt, Pui Yu Chan | Genre: Picture Book | Publisher: Yobe Qiu LLC | Publication Date: 2018

Book Description: It’s almost Lunar New Year! Xiao Mi, Hang, Kwan, Malai and Charu all celebrate the New Year in their own special way. Experience how each one of the Chinese, Korean, Thai, Vietnamese and Indian children and their families honor Lunar New Year, from dragon dances in China to firecrackers.

My Thoughts: From the author of Our Moon Festival comes a collection Lunar New Year stories just in time for this year’s celebrations. Five unique celebrations are described through the eyes of a young person, bringing readers an intimate view of how the new year is celebrated in China, Korea, Thailand, Vietnam and India. From cooking and cleaning to fireworks and parades, each vignette details the preparations and celebrations of each Asian family. The illustrations are bright and detailed, showing the various foods and traditions that are most beloved at this special time of year. Our Lunar New Year is a wonderful tool for conversations about important holidays with primary aged students.

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Meet the Author:  Yobe is an educator, entrepreneur and mom who lives in NYC. As an educator, she focused on teaching families to embrace love, diversity and different cultures. Through the years working in the classrooms and closely with other educators, she noticed the lack of multi-cultural resources that represented children of color. That is when Yobe decided to create multicultural children stories that feature Asian children, families and cultures! Yobe loves spending time with her daughter, reading to children and taking long walks during the day!

Connect with the Author:  Website ~ Facebook ~ Instagram

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Enter the Giveaway: Click the link below to enter the giveaway for your chance to WIN a copy of Our Lunar New Year. Good luck!
OUR LUNAR NEW YEAR Book Tour Giveaway

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