Even though the Chinese Harvest Moon festival is Hoong Wei's favorite time of the year, she dreads the approach of the coming holiday because she is expected to perform a piano solo in front of her entire family.
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Why must Hoong Wei play the piano in front her entire family—surely the largest family in the whole neighborhood and at least as big as her first-grade class! With so many eyes on her, she is sure to make a very loud mistake, and then everyone will laugh.But when the extended Lee family gathers under the brightest and fullest moon of the year to sing poem songs, Hoong Wei finds that in the midst of such warmth and love, mistakes hardly matter at all. In playful illustrations and graceful prose, this warmhearted story celebrates that bond of all bonds—family—with song and sweet harvest mooncakes.This new edition brings back a treasured story to a new generation of families and includes the author's family recipe for rabbit mooncakes.About the Author:
Hoong Yee Lee Krakauer grew up in Queens, New York. Her parents immigrated from China as teenagers and, in raising their children, tried to retain as much of their Chinese culture as possible. Hoong Yee and her younger sister spoke mostly Chinese at home, not learning English until kindergarten. Hoong Yee now lives in Belle Harbor, New York, with her husband and three children, where she is the Executive Director of the Queens Council on the Arts. Hoong Yee is a firm believer in the power of the arts to mobilize and transform community.
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Book Description Little, Brown and Company 1994, 1994. Book Condition: New. New first edition first impression hardback. Fine and unread. Bookseller Inventory # A122010
Book Description Joy Street Books, 1994. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110316503274