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“A superb celebration of the Lunar New Year, particularly accessible to young elementary aged readers.”
School Library Journal

Grumpy New Year

Written by Katrina Moore
Illustrated by Xindi Yan
Published by little bee books

“You should sleep on the long flight,” said Mama.
Daisy should have slept-
but she didn’t.
She was too excited to see Yeh-Yeh!

Daisy is traveling to China, and she’s excited to see her Yeh-Yeh again! She has big plans for all the fun they’ll have together in preparation for Lunar New Year, like flying kites and making jiao zi. But when she arrives, she has trouble sleeping and is less jolly than she hoped. Throughout the week, Yeh-Yeh tries all sorts of things to help her have a fun holiday and get her past her grumpiness. Will Daisy be able to get some rest and have one perfect day before she goes home?

Primary ISBN: 9781499812824
Publication Date: December 2022
Available As: Hardcover, eBook
Picture Book, Age 04 or older

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Setting: China

Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: 1st Generation

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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