Henry and the kite dragon

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Publisher:
Philomel Books,
Pub. Date:
c2004.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: LG - BL: 3.6 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 580L
Description
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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ISBN:
9780399237270
Reading Level:
LG
Level 3.6, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 580L
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Last Grouping Update 2018-10-08 23:31:25PM
Last Indexed 2018-10-21 01:54:17AM

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subject_facet Chinatown (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction, Chinese Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Italian Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Kites -- Juvenile fiction, New York (N.Y.) -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction, Prejudices -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Henry and the kite dragon
title_full Henry and the kite dragon / by Bruce Edward Hall ; illustrated by William Low
title_short Henry and the kite dragon
topic_facet Chinese Americans, History, Italian Americans, Kites, Prejudices