The Year of the Dog: A Novel
The Year of the Dog: A Novel

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Series: Pacy Lin Novel   

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Annotation: Frustrated at her seeming lack of talent for anything, a young Taiwanese American girl sets out to apply the lessons of the Chinese Year of the Dog, those of making best friends and finding oneself, to her own life.
Catalog Number: #2165
Format: Perma-Bound Edition
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Common Core/STEAM: Common Core Common Core
Copyright Date: 2006
Edition Date: 2007
Pages: 134 pages
Availability: Available
ISBN: Publisher: 0-316-06002-X Perma-Bound: 0-605-06123-8
ISBN 13: Publisher: 978-0-316-06002-8 Perma-Bound: 978-0-605-06123-1
Dewey: Fic
LCCN: 2005002586
Dimensions: 19 cm.
Language: English
Reviewing Agencies:
Starred Review ALA Booklist (Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 CST 2006)
ALA Booklist (Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 CST 2006)
ALA Notable Book For Children
Horn Book (Tue Aug 01 00:00:00 CDT 2006)
Kirkus Reviews
Publishers Weekly
School Library Journal
Wilson's Children's Catalog
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Word Count: 23,327
Reading Level: 4.2
Interest Level: 3-6
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 4.2 / points: 3.0 / quiz: 104901 / grade: Middle Grades
Reading Counts!: reading level:5.2 / points:7.0 / quiz:Q39126
Lexile: 690L
Guided Reading Level: Q
Fountas & Pinnell: Q

A special edition of a modern classic by the Newbery-Award winning and bestselling author of Where the Mountain Meets the Moon


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.

This funny and profound book is a wonderful debut novel by award-winning and bestselling author and illustrator Grace Lin, and young readers will be sure to love and treasure it for years to come.

This special edition of the modern classic features over 15 pages of new content, including deleted stories, a Q&A with the author and editor, photos from the author's childhood, and more!


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