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The star maker / Laurence Yep.
Description: 100 p. ; 22 cm.
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins, c2011.
11 of 11 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
Summary: With the help of his popular Uncle Chester, a young Chinese American boy tries hard to fulfill a promise to have firecrackers for everyone on the Chinese New Year in 1954. Includes an afterword with information about the Chinese customs portrayed in the story.
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City of dragons / Kelli Stanley.
Description: ix, 338 p. ; 25 cm.
Publisher: New York : Minotaur Books, 2010.
9 of 9 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
Summary: February, 1940. In San Francisco's Chinatown, fireworks explode as the city celebrates Chinese New Year with a Rice Bowl Party, a three day-and-night carnival designed to raise money and support for China war relief. Miranda Corbie is a 33-year-old private investigator who stumbles upon the fatally shot body of Eddie Takahashi. The Chamber of Commerce wants it covered up, and the cops acquiesce. All Miranda wants is justice--whatever it costs. From Chinatown tenements, to a tattered tailor's shop in Little Osaka, to a high-class bordello draped in Southern Gothic, she shakes down the city--her city--seeking the truth.
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