Peiling and the Chicken-Fried Christmas (Hardcover)
Bloomsbury USA Childrens, 9781599901220, 144pp.
Publication Date: October 1, 2007
About the Author
PAULINE CHEN was born in the year of the snake, and is mother to a dragon and a chicken. Previously a professor of Chinese language and literature at Oberlin College, she now writes fiction full time. She lives with her family in Ohio.
Praise For Peiling and the Chicken-Fried Christmas…
“Peiling and the Chicken-Fried Christmas is a gentle, fun and truthful tale that will connect with anyone who's felt uncomfortable about being different. Author Pauline Chen invites readers into the lives of a Chinese immigrant family to experience the joys of cultural tradition, while acknowledging the awkwardness that often arises as people from different backgrounds learn to live and celebrate together.” —Bookpage
“A sweet story with a tasty twist!” —Discovery Girls
“Peiling is realistic and relatable as a headstrong pre-teen looking for ways to assert her individuality while trying desperately to fit in.” —Horn Book