D is For Dragon Dance

We did Lunar New Year activities in my classroom in the past past couple of weeks and I found a wonderful alphabet book  at the library:

D is For Dragon Dancing by Ying Chang Compestine

In this alphabetical celebration of the Chinese New Year, a boy and a girl prepare for the festivities with their family. Each page or full spread, representing one letter, includes such headings as A is for Acrobats, I is for Incense, and P is for Peking Duck. One- to two-sentence subtitles under some of these headings explain the traditions. The Z is for Zodiac page includes a circular chart to allow children to find their own Chinese sign.

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One response to “D is For Dragon Dance

  1. I love interesting alphabet books and teaching children about other cultures!

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