From colourful picture books to captivating novels, discover stories honouring traditions, culture and a spirit of renewal during the Lunar New Year.
A board book featuring the twelve Zodiac animals as they get ready to celebrate Chinese New Year. Ages 0 to 3.
In preparation for the Lunar New Year, a little girl and her family fill up the Tray of Togetherness, a special candy box with eight lucky snacks with special meanings to share with family and friends. Ages 4 to 8.
Join Ling and her family as they celebrate 15 days of Lunar New Year- a time full of careful preparations, delicious food, lanterns, fireworks and dragon dancing. Ages 5 to 8.
Teenager Liya decides to start fulfilling wishes people write on paper lanterns to save her family's wishing lantern store. When You Wish Upon a Lantern is a good fit for those seeking a heartwarming and uplifting story about friendship, love and the power of granting wishes.
Star-crossed lovers meet Chinese mythology in this YA fantasy romance. This book is a good fit for those seeking a heartwrenching and magical tale of navigating family secrets and expectations, with a unique blend of mythology and adventure.
Food blogger Kristina Cho introduces you to Chinese bakery cooking with fresh, simple interpretations of classic recipes for the modern baker. Inside, you'll find sweet and savoury baked buns, steamed buns, Chinese bread, unique cookies, cakes, juicy dumplings, Chinese breakfast dishes and drinks.
A Geek in China: Discovering the Land of Bullet Trains, Alibaba and Dim Sum by Matthew N. Christensen
A Geek in China is a concise guide to the Middle Kingdom. This title introduces readers to everything from Taoism and Confucianism to pop music and China's new middle class. Enjoy highlights of Chinese history, significant historical and mythological figures, traditional medicine and how the Chinese language works.
In Koreatown Dreaming, a project that began in Los Angeles and expanded to eight other cities, the lives of Korean immigrants are observed with care and admiration. Hahn's photographs and interviews portray Korean small business owners as key figures not just in their neighbourhoods but in their own lives, where they experience personal struggle, sacrifice, triumph, growth and joy.