The Year of the Dog

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By Grace Lin

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This funny and profound debut novel by prolific illustrator Lin tells the story of young Pacy who, as she celebrates the Chinese New Year with her family, discovers this is the year she is supposed to “find herself.” Illustrations.

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  • * "Lin does a remarkable job capturing the soul and spirit of books like those of Hayward or Maud Hart Lovelace, reimagining them through the lens of her own story, and transforming their special qualities into something new for today's young readers."
    Booklist, starred review
  • "This comfortable first-person story will be a treat for Asian-American girls looking to see themselves in their reading, but also for any reader who enjoys stories of friendship and family life."
    Kirkus
  • "Lin creates an endearing protagonist, realistically dealing with universal emotions and situations. Girls everywhere, but especially those in the Asian-American community, will find much to embrace here."
    Publishers Weekly
  • "Entertaining and often illuminating."
    The Horn Book

On Sale
May 1, 2007
Page Count
160 pages
ISBN-13
9780316060028

Grace Lin

About the Author

Grace Lin has two sisters. They all have black hair. They all have brown eyes. They all wear glasses. But they are not exactly the same. Only Grace writes books. Some of her books are for little kids. Some of her books are for big kids. Grace is a bestselling author. She is also an award-winning author. If you like this collection of Ling & Ting stories, read Ling & Ting Share a Birthday! Her website is gracelin.com.

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