Fresh Off the Boat meets Junie B. Jones in this second novel in an adorable new chapter book series about Mindy Kim, a young Asian American girl who is getting ready to celebrate Lunar New Year!
Mindy is excited to celebrate the Lunar New Year! Even though it’s the first one without her mom, Mindy is determined to enjoy the day. She decides to make traditional Korean New Year food, a rice cake soup that’s her favorite. But things aren’t going quite to plan, and the celebration doesn’t feel the same as it did before.
With the help of her family and friends, can Mindy find a way to still enjoy her old holiday traditions, and create new ones along the way?---from the publisher
96 pages 978-1534440104 Ages 6-9
Keywords: Lunar New Year, Asian culture, traditions, Asian American author, Asian American, diversity, diverse books, family, friends, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, acceptance, loss, change, new experiences, resilience