Apple Pie Fourth of July
Janet S Wong (Author) Margaret Chodos-Irvine (Illustrator)
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DescriptionShocked that her parents are cooking Chinese food to sell in the family store on an all-American holiday, a feisty Chinese American girl tries to tell her mother and father how things really are. But as the parade passes by and fireworks light the sky, she learns a surprising lesson.
May 01, 2006
8.46 X 11.02 X 0.14 inches | 0.42 pounds
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About the Author
JANET S. WONG has written many award-winning books for young readers, including two others illustrated by Margaret Chodos-Irvine. She lives in Hopewell, New Jersey. MARGARET CHODOS-IRVINE' is the illustrator of several highly praised children's books, including the Caldecott Honor-winning Ella Sarah Gets Dressed, which she also wrote. She lives in Seattle, Washington.
"Explores the child's experience of straddling two cultures--and serves up an ending as satisfying as sweet-and-sour pork and a crusty dessert."--The Washington Post "Vibrant, colorful . . . [An] excellent read-aloud."--Booklist (starred review)