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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.
Hardcover, 134 pages
Published on December 20, 2005 by Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
ISBN-10: 0316060003
ISBN-13: 9780316060004
18 Book Reviews
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  • zzayumi
    zzayumiThursday, July 25, 2019 at 1:24 am
    When Pacy's mom tells her that this is a good year for friends, family, and "finding herself," Pacy begins searching right away. As the year goes on, she struggles to find her talent, deals with disappointment, makes a new best friend, and discovers just why the Year of the Dog is a lucky one for her after all.
    • oreo2015
      oreo2015Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 6:57 pm
      I saw this book in the school library.I thought "Hmmm this looks interesting." I read it and found it to be a amazing book! I think this is a book for anyone who interested in the Chinese New year.
      • roku
        rokuThursday, April 2, 2015 at 2:04 pm55 stars
        I Loooooovvvvveeee This Book!!!!!!!!!!!!
        • swimmerlife353
          swimmerlife353Tuesday, January 6, 2015 at 12:41 pm
          what is this about? i haven't read it
          • linxizinh
            linxizinhWednesday, March 4, 2015 at 5:34 pm
            me too but my friend says it is really good :)
          • nerdsunite
            nerdsuniteTuesday, December 9, 2014 at 1:43 pm55 stars
            this book is really awesome
            • chinagirl24
              chinagirl24Thursday, October 9, 2014 at 12:01 pm
              I like this book
              • happypug12
                happypug12Tuesday, August 19, 2014 at 1:07 pm33 stars
                This book was nice and made me want to cuddle up with Grace's family.
                • frankiebaby
                  frankiebabySaturday, March 15, 2014 at 11:05 am
                  Love dogs
                  • faganbrown
                    Ms. Fagan-BrownMonday, January 20, 2014 at 3:56 am
                    The Year of the Horse is January 30th 2014. Help celebrate by reading any of Grace Lin's fabulous books.
                    • hello_summer
                      hello_summerMonday, January 13, 2014 at 6:36 pm
                      Super fun!