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The Star Maker

Yep, Laurence (Book - 2011 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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With the help of his popular Uncle Chester, a young Chinese American boy tries hard to fulfill a promise to have firecrackers for everyone on the Chinese New Year in 1954. Includes an afterword with information about the Chinese customs portrayed in the story.
Authors: Yep, Laurence, 1948-
Title: The star maker
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 100 p. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Laurence Yep
Summary: With the help of his popular Uncle Chester, a young Chinese American boy tries hard to fulfill a promise to have firecrackers for everyone on the Chinese New Year in 1954. Includes an afterword with information about the Chinese customs portrayed in the story.
ISBN: 0060253169
9780060253165
0060253150
9780060253158
Branch Call Number: j YEP 2011
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. [101])
Subject Headings: San Francisco (Calif.) History 20th century Juvenile fiction Chinatown (San Francisco, Calif.) History 20th century Juvenile fiction Chinese Americans Juvenile fiction Chinese New Year Juvenile fiction Families California San Francisco Juvenile fiction Uncles Juvenile fiction
Topical Term: Chinese Americans
Chinese New Year
Families
Uncles
LCCN: 2010007856
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Artie lives in San Francisco’s Chinatown. He brags to his cousins that he has enough money to buy them all fireworks for the New Year. The problem is, he doesn’t really have any money.


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Jul 23, 2013
  • emperormike rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Laurence Yep is one of the best authors there are. In each book he brings new adventures so I never get tired of the book.

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