a fortunate find

Day Two: Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas By Natasha Yim, Illustrated by Grace Zong Charlesbridge 2014.  “One Chinese New Year, Goldy Luck’s mother asks her to take a plate of turnip cakes to the neighbors. The Chans aren’t home, but that doesn’t stop Goldy. She tries out their rice porridge, their chairs, and their beds—with disastrousContinue reading “a fortunate find”

{book} flying the dragon

I am going to start out my ‘reader response’ with a few worries about the book, but I adore the book, so stick around. Skye and Hiroshi are cousins, but they’ve never met. How could they, when Skye’s father hasn’t spoken to his Japanese family since before she was born? But now their grandfather isContinue reading “{book} flying the dragon”