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  Child of the Owl: Golden Mountain Chronicles, 1965
Written by
Laurence Yep
A young girl learns what it means to be both Chinese and American.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
  Chinese New Year
Tricia Brown (Author), Fran Oritz (Illustrator)
Text and photographs depict the celebration of Chinese New Year by Chinese Americans living in San Francisco's Chinatown.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
  Chopsticks from America
Elaine Hosozawa-Nagano (Author), Masayuki Miyata (Illustrator)
A family moves to Japan and discovers what life is like in the land of their ancestors.
[Grade Level: 4 - 6]
  A Christmas Guest
David LaRochelle (Author), Martin Skoro (Illustrator)
An unexpected guest visits a young boy and his mother on Christmas Eve.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
  Christmas Makes Me Think
Chandra Cox (Illustrator), Tony Medina (Author)
  The Christmas Menorahs: How a Town Fought Hate
Janice Cohn (Author), Bill Farnsworth (Illustrator)
  The Christmas Tree Ride
Megan Lloyd (Illustrator), Mary Neville (Author)
A family conveys the spirit of Christmas by welcoming a lonely man.
[Grade Level: K - 3]
Written by
Kevin Henkes
Chrysanthemum has a special and unique name that her parents gave her. She loves her name until she goes to school and some kids make fun of her because of her name.
[Grade Level: Pre-K - 3]
Written by
Kevin Henkes
Chrysanthemum loves her name until the other children at school start to make fun of it. Only when a well-respected teacher compliments her name do the other children begin to accept Chrysanthemum.
[Grade Level: Pre-K - 3]
John Madama (Illustrator), Russell M. Peters (Author)
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