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Everyone knows that kids from Chinatown don't go to the park when the kids from Little Italy are there. They're rough, they're big, and they don't like Chinese kids. That's okay-Henry doesn't like them, either.

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.

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In this touching story based on true 1920Us 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. Full color.

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ISBN:
9780399237270
ill.:
Low, William
Publisher:
Philomel Books
Illustrator:
Low, William
Author:
Hall, Bruce Edward
Author:
Low, William
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Picturebooks
Subject:
History
Subject:
Prejudices
Subject:
Chinese americans
Subject:
Italian americans
Subject:
Kites
Subject:
New York
Subject:
Chinatown
Subject:
Ethnic - Asian American
Subject:
Children s-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Hardback - picture book
Series Volume:
no. 7
Publication Date:
20040631
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11.38 x 8.84 x 0.46 in 1 lb
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
from 6 up to 10

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