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The Year of the Dog

By Grace Lin (Hardcover Book, 2005)
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.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Hardcover Book

    • Price: $14.99 US/$19.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316060004

    • On Sale Date: 12/20/2005

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Hardcover Book, Trade Paperback, Electronic Book

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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.

Grace Lin is a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design. She is the author and illustrator of seven picture books, and the illustrator of over eight more. She grew up in upstate New York and now lives in Massachusetts with her husband, Robert.
  • The Ugly Vegetables:
    "A charming, childlike quality infuses the artwork; boldly hued gouache pictures feature skies and lawns as patterned as the girl's kitchen wallpaper and curtains."
    -Publisher's Weekly

    "Grace Lin's debut picture book serves up the savory delights of the harvest in a satisfying story." -The Horn Book

    -ABA Pick of the Lists, Fall 1999
    -Nominated for the California Young Reader Children's Choice Award
    -Winner of the 2002 Austin Young Engineers Book Award for Fiction Grades K-2
    -Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People for 2000

    Olvina Flies:
    "Her bordered, colorful gouache illustrations are droll and provide clever touches."
    -Kirkus

    "Comical details and a creative collection of boldly hued patterns on clothing and walls animate Lin's buoyant backdrops to a tale of a chicken who's a chicken when it comes to flying."
    -Publisher's Weekly

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The Year of the Dog
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $14.99 US/$19.99 CAN
  • Pages: 144
  • Physical Dimensions: 5-1/4" x 7-5/8"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316060004
  • On Sale Date: 12/20/2005
The Year of the Dog