Henry and the kite dragon
|Format:||Print Book 2004|
|Availability:||Available at 6 Libraries 6 of 8 copies|
But what Henry does like are kites. He loves them. Even more, he loves to help his friend Grandfather Chin make them, and fly them over Chinatown and the park. But when Tony Guglione and his friends from Little Italy keep throwing rocks and destroying their beautiful creations, Henry and his friends decide enough is enough!
In this touching story based on true 1920's events, two rival groups of children representing two different cultures come face to face, and when they do, they find they share much more than just the same sky.
Published ReviewsBooklist Review: "
Prejudices -- Fiction.
Chinese Americans -- Fiction.
Italian Americans -- Fiction.
Chinatown (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
|Publisher|| New York :Philomel Books,2004
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm