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“Explores the child’s experience of straddling two cultures–and serves up an ending as satisfying as sweet-and-sour pork and a crusty dessert.”
—The Washington Post

Apple Pie Fourth of July

Written by Janet S. Wong
Illustrated by Margaret Chodos-Irvine
Published by HMH Books

Shocked that her parents are cooking Chinese food to sell in the family store on an all-American holiday, a feisty Chinese American girl tries to tell her mother and father how things really are. But as the parade passes by and fireworks light the sky, she learns a surprising lesson.

Primary ISBN: 9780152057084

Available As: Paperback
Picture Book, Age 04 or older

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Setting: United States

Character’s New Arrival/New American Status: Unknown Arrival

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