Apple Pie Fourth of July
Publication Date: May 2006
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Shocked that her parents are cooking Chinese food to sell in the family store on an all-American holiday, a feisty Chinese American girl tries to tell her mother and father how things really are. But as the parade passes by and fireworks light the sky, she learns a surprising lesson.
JANET S. WONG has written many award-winning books for young readers, including two others illustrated by Margaret Chodos-Irvine. She lives in Hopewell, New Jersey.
MARGARET CHODOS-IRVINE' is the illustrator of several highly praised children's books, including the Caldecott Honor–winning Ella Sarah Gets Dressed, which she also wrote. She lives in Seattle, Washington.
"Explores the child's experience of straddling two cultures--and serves up an ending as satisfying as sweet-and-sour pork and a crusty dessert."--The Washington Post
"Vibrant, colorful . . . [An] excellent read-aloud."--Booklist (starred review)