Lin Yi's Lantern

Lin Yi's Lantern

Lin Yi's Lantern

Brenda Williams,
Benjamin Lacombe

In this gentle story we meet Lin Yi who faces a moral dilemma. Lin Yi's mother has sent him to the local market to buy food for the Moon Festival, but what he really wants is a red rabbit lantern. Will he barter well enough to be able to buy one? Lin Yi learns that doing the right thing for its own sake is the best course of action, and that luck may shine on those who act morally. 

Genre
Cultural Exploration
Age
5 - 6,
7 - 8

More Like This

Happy in our Skin
Fran Manushkin,
Illustrated by Lauren Tobia
I believe
Grace Byers,
Illustrated by Keturah A. Bobo
The Runaway Wok A Chinese New Year Tale
Ying Chang Compestine,
Illustrated by Sebastià Serra
The Year of the Fortune Cookie
Andrea Cheng,
Illustrated by Patrice Barton
If You Were a Panda Bear
Forence Minor,
Wendell Minor
Im Like you, youre like me
Cindy Gainer,
Illustrated by Miki Sakamoto
The Name Jar
Yangsook Choi
Red is a Dragon
Roseanne Thong,
Illustrated by Grace Lin
Star of the Week
Darlene Friedman,
Illustrated by Roger Roth
You Matter
Christian Robinson
All are Welcome
Alexandra Penfold,
Suzanne Kaufman
From the stars in the sky to the fish in the sea
Kai Cheng Thom,
Kai Yun Ching,
Illustrated by Wai-Yant Li
Sesame Street
Bobbi Kates,
Illustrated by Joe Mathieu
Everybody Cooks Rice
Norah Dooley,
Illustrated by Peter J. Thornton
Say Hello
Jack & Michael Foreman
One is a Drummer
Roseanne Thong,
Illustrated by Grace Lin
Purple People
Kristen Bell,
Benjamin Hart,
Illustrated by Daniel Wiseman
Intersection Allies
Chelsea Johnson,
LaToya Council,
Caroline Choi,
Illustrated by Ashley Seil Smith
Children of the World
Tessa Strikland ,
Kate DePalma,
David Dean
be kind
Naomi Shulman,
Illustrated by Hsinping Pan
Dumpling Days
Grace Lin
Round is the Mooncake
Roseanne Thong,
Illustrated by Grace Lin
Goldy Luck and the Three Pandas
Natasha Yim,
Illustrated by Grace Zong
I am Enough
Grace Byers,
Illustrated by Keturah A. Bobo
Invisible Boy
Trudy Ludwig,
Illustrated by Patrice Barton
Skin Again
Bell Hooks,
Illustrated by Chris Raschka
Yoko
Rosemary Wells
The Year of the Panda
Miriam Schlein,
Illustrated by Kam Mak