Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780316730471, 32pp.
Publication Date: April 1, 1998
Marisa gets to help make dumplings this year to celebrate the New Year. But she worries if anyone will eat her funny-looking dumplings. Set in the Hawaiian islands, this story celebrates the joyful mix of food, customs, and languages from many cultures.
Hsu-Flanders studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, in Boston, and her sculptures and drawings have been exhibited throughout New England.