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Happy birthday Mr. Kang

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National Geographic Society,
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In this family story set in New York's Chinatown, Mr. Kang and his grandson Sam set their caged bird free and learn that choosing one's own cage is a form of freedom. At his 70th birthday party, Mr. Kang announces that he's retiring from 43 years as a restaurant cook. He has three wishes for his retirement: to have a Hua Mei, a type of bird that Chinese men traditionally keep as pets; to paint poems (in
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Grouping Title happy birthday mr kang
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subject_facet Birds -- Fiction
Chinese Americans -- Fiction
Grandfathers -- Fiction
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Chinese Americans