Thursday, February 4, 2010

Chinese New Year: Book Lists & Resources

Book Lists

Crafts, Activities, & Resources

Edited to Add: Chinese New Year craft ideas from Grace Lin:
Chinese Traditional Literature and Literary Tales

Chinese Mother Goose Rhymes
Selected & Edited by Robert Wyndham
Pictures by Ed Young

The Dragon Prince: A Chinese Beauty & the Beast Tale
Written by Laurence Yep
Pictures by Kam Yak
Click here to browse inside the book.

The Emperor and the Kite
Written by Jane Yolen
Illustrated by Ed Young

The Empty Pot
Written & Illustrated by Demi

From the Center for the Advancement of Ethics and Character
at the Boston University School of Education—
The Empty Pot: A Lesson about Integrity

The Empty Pot: A Video

Lon Po Po: A Red-Riding Hood Story from China
Written & Illustrated by Ed Young

From Scholastic—Lon Po Po: A Chinese Fairytale Lesson Plan
Click here for more story extension suggestions.


Ming Lo Moves the Mountain
Written & Illustrated by Arnold Lobel

From Scholastic: Ming lo Moves the Mountain Teaching Plan
From Scholastic: Ming Lo Moves the Mountain Discussion Guide

The Seven Chinese Brothers
Written by Margaret Mahy
Illustrated by Jean & Mou-sien Tseng


Stone Soup
Retold & Illustrated by Jon J Muth
Yeh-Shen: A Cinderella Story from China
Retold by Ai-Ling Louie
Illustrated by Ed Young

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