The Year of the Dog

The Year of the Dog

A Novel

Book - 2006 | 1st ed.
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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.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown, 2006.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780316060004
Branch Call Number: J LIN
Characteristics: 134 p. : ill. ; 20 cm.


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One of my favorite scenes is when Grace and Melody share Popsicles together at Taiwanese-American camp. 2018 is another Year of the Dog--start enjoying it now!

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Feb 11, 2018

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Jul 12, 2016

Entertaining and hilarious, you will never get enough of this book!!

Gabi_Dubh Dec 04, 2014

A debut novel, profound and funny. Step in to the life of Pacy, a young Taiwanese American as she finds herself.

Sep 22, 2014

Even though this is a work of fiction, Grace Lin based her novels on her experiences growing up as a Taiwanese American. Both my daughter, a Chinese American, and I, an immigrant from China, love her work. I highly recommend this book and 'The Dumpling Day' by the same author to all parents who have ABC (American born Chinese) kids. Both novels are about searching for and accepting one's identity.

lakevilla_IDOL Jan 16, 2013

This book was not my type of book.It was a quick read and was very poor in catching the readers mind. I would not reccomend this book for anybody to read but you might want to try it because you never know.... you may like it.

Jun 10, 2012

Awsome book!!!! i loved it

wang1971 Jan 02, 2012

The book has really intristing
sentences,that has many nice ditails.

Grace Lin is a Taiwanese-American girl (the only asian girl in her school) and this story is about her life during the year of the dog and what happens to her. Perfect if you feel just like her. I loved it!!!


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Jun 09, 2016

black_cat_2717 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 99

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