Chinese New Year Book List for Kids

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Are you looking for books about Chinese New Year? Here are some of our favorites- we checked out loads from the library to use with our Chinese New Year Interactive Notebook! 


Chinese New Year Book List for Kids:


All About China

A whirlwind tour of Chinese history, culture, language and way of life. This delightfully illustrated book  is packed with stories, activities and games.


Living in…China

A discovery book about what it’s like to grow up in China. This book filled with fresh, modern illustrations as well as loads of history, geography, and cultural goodies. 


Celebrating the Chinese New Year

A grandfather shares with his granddaughter the story of Nian and monster Xi (Chinese New Year). 


Dragon Dance: A Chinese New Year Lift-the-Flap Book

Introduce the customs of Chinese New Year to even the youngest readers with this festive lift-the-flap book.


Holidays Around the World: Celebrate Chinese New Year

A book bringing the historical and cultural aspects of the Chinese New Year into focus, allowing young readers to experience the full flavor of an event celebrated by over a billion people in China, and countless others worldwide.


Long-Long’s New Year

A story of a little Chinese boy’s daily life in rural China and his adventure in facing culture in the city of China. Includes glossary of Chinese terms.


A New Year’s Reunion

A story of a father who works in faraway places and comes home just once a year, to celebrate Chinese New Year and Chinese traditions with his family.


Tikki Tikki Tembo

An ancient Chinese folktale about a boy with the long name who fell down a well.


The Empty Pot

A story about Ping’s embarrassing failure turned triumphant in this satisfying tale of honesty rewarded.


Chinese Children’s Favorite Stories

The Children’s Favorite Stories series was created to share the folktales and legends most loved by children around the world. This one features a glimpse into both the tradition and the culture of China.

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