The Year of the Fortune Cookie

The Year of the Fortune Cookie

The Year of the Fortune Cookie

Andrea Cheng,
Illustrated by Patrice Barton

This book follows Eleven-year-old Anna as she heads off to sixth grade, leaving the comfort and familiarity of elementary school behind and entering the larger, more complex world of middle school. Surrounded by classmates who have their roots all in America, Anna begins to feel out of place and wonders where she really belongs.  When Anna takes a trip to China, she not only explores a new country and culture, but finds answers to her questions about whether she is more Chinese or more American. 

Genre
Cultural Exploration,
Spread Kindness
Age
5 - 6,
7 - 8,
9 - 10

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