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} starry river of the sky

Starry River of the Sky by Grace Lin Little, Brown & Co., 2012. hardcover, 289 pages w/ illustrations by Grace Lin. The moon is missing from the remote Village of Clear Sky, but only a young boy named Rendi seems to notice! Rendi has run away from home and is now working as a choreContinue reading “{book} starry river of the sky”


Angelfish by Laurence Yep Putnam’s Sons, 2001. hardcover, 216 pages. Laurence Yep’s The Star Maker is on my concenter list and the Library has yet to get it, but I have confidence they will, they have several of his books. I checked out Angelfish on a whim while hanging out at the end of the alphabetContinue reading “angelfish”