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The Year of the Dog (A Pacy Lin Novel) - Grace Lin
The Year of the Dog (A Pacy Lin Novel)
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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. This funny and... show more
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. This funny and profound book is a wonderful debut novel by a prolific picture book author and illustrator and has all the makings of a classic.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780316060028 (031606002X)
ASIN: 031606002X
Pages no: 160
Edition language: English
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Quite the Wondering Selection
Quite the Wondering Selection rated it
3.0 The Year of the Dog (A Pacy Lin Novel)
Good little read on Chinese (Taiwanese)-American culture. Would be good realoud for a class. Girl goes through life trying to become famous, from a science project, to a book, to the Wizard of Oz.
The Symmetrical Bookworm
The Symmetrical Bookworm rated it
4.0 The Year of the Dog (A Pacy Lin Novel)
Pacy Lin is celebrating the Chinese Year of the Dog with her family. She learns that this is the year to "find herself". Pacy, known at school as Grace, meets Melody, another Taiwanese/Chinese girl like her. They soon become best friends. Meanwhile, Pacy spends the year trying to find herself. She e...
MatthewHunter
MatthewHunter rated it
Okay, so the book's way too old for an almost three year old. The small black ink drawings don't do much for a toddler mind. The most positive thing about the readalong experience was Sigourney falling asleep quickly on consecutive nights during story time. Clearly, our little one wasn't Grace Lin's...
Kim Reads Books About Things
Kim Reads Books About Things rated it
4.0 The Year of the Dog (A Pacy Lin Novel)
I liked it. Didn't love it like I hoped I would, maybe because it's a little TOO straightforward and simplistic, but it's a simple, adorable little book made up of cute little episodes. I always like books that show kids different cultures, and this one was extremely detailed in that regard. The lit...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
I'm becoming a huge fan of Grace Lin. The writing style is deceptively simple and straightforward, but she captures the importance of everything.
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