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My Chinatown: One Year in Poems
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Harpercollins
Publication date December 1, 2001
Binding Library
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9780060291914
ISBN-10 0060291915
Dimensions 0.50 by 11.50 by 9 in.
Weight 1.05 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $17.89
Other format details juvenile
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
A collection of poems vividly brings to life the sights, sounds, and people of Chinatown as a little boy details his life in this delightful and unique place, in a vibrant picture book filled with full-color paintings.
Amazon.com description: Product Description:

Chinatown—a place of dragons and dreams; fireflies and memories

Chinatown—full of wonder and magic; fireworks on New Year's Day and a delicious smell on every corner

Chinatown—where every day brings something familiar and something wondrously new to a small boy

Chinatown—home?

Kam Mak grew up in a place of two cultures, one existing within the other. Using extraordinarily beautiful paintings and moving poems, he shares a year of growing up in this small city within a city, which is called Chinatown.



Editions
Hardcover
Book cover for 9780060291907 Book cover for 9780521419529
 
from Harpercollins Childrens Books (December 1, 2001)
9780060291907 | details & prices | 11.25 × 9.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.95 lbs | List price $17.99
About: A boy adjusts to life away from his home in Hong Kong, in the Chinatown of his new American city.
With Joseph Mali | from Cambridge Univ Pr (November 1, 1992); titled "The Rehabilitation of Myth: Vico's New Sciences"
9780521419529 | details & prices | 275 pages | 6.25 × 9.50 × 0.75 in. | 1.20 lbs | List price $72.99
This edition also contains The Rehabilitation of Myth: Vico''s New Sciences
About: In this important essay, Joseph Mali argues that Vico's New Science must be interpreted according to Vico's own clues and rules of interpretation, principally his claim that the 'master-key' of his New Science is the discovery of myth.
Paperback
Book cover for 9780064437325
 
from Harpercollins Childrens Books (January 5, 2016)
9780064437325 | details & prices | 32 pages | 12.00 × 8.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.35 lbs | List price $6.99
About: My Chinatown is a critically acclaimed, spectacularly illustrated picture book homage to family, culture, and a childhood spent in one of the most striking places in any city—Chinatown.
Library
Book cover for 9780060291914
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Harpercollins (December 1, 2001)
9780060291914 | details & prices | 11.50 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 1.05 lbs | List price $17.89
About: A boy adjusts to life away from his home in Hong Kong, in the Chinatown of his new American city.

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