The Mystery of the Painted Fan (The Nguyen Kids #3)

Written by Linda Trinh
Illustrated by Clayton Nguyen
Published by Annick Press, Limited

Thoughtful and creative, Jacob is tired of being the baby of the family. He is ready to fully express himself in all of the ways that feel right to him, but not everyone seems as eager to accept change—even his own parents. He still loves hockey, yet he also wants to try something new, even if others may not understand. Confused and frustrated, Jacob turns to the beautiful fan his Grandma Nội gave him, which features all of the Vietnamese zodiac animals. With the mysterious fan and memories of Grandma guiding him, Jacob finds the power to remain true to himself, and show his family who he could be.

Primary ISBN: 9781773217710
Publication Date: April 2023
Available As: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook
Chapter Book , Age 06 or older

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Setting: Canada

Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: 2nd Generation

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

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