D is for Dragon Dance
From the dazzling dragon dance to the scrumptious steamed dumplings to the firecrackers that frighten away evil spirits, this alphabet book celebrates the traditions of the lunar new year. First published in 2006, this new rendition presents the English text alongside the Chinese.
Praise for D is for Dragon Dance
“Warm [and] charming…. The artwork … is cheerful and bright, rather stylistic, with appealing repetitive details that will draw kids right in…. [It gives] a sense of both community and ordinary life during a special time of year.”
“The repetition of the phrases… grasshoppers, ants, and worms make this an attention-grabbing read-aloud… encourages the reader to be inventive, yet practical, when solving a problem”
Teachers can help use this lesson plan to help teach D is for Dragon Dance.
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