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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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Full title happy birthday mr kang
Author roth susan l
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-01-27 00:10:58AM
Last Indexed 2018-05-27 01:17:24AM

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author Roth, Susan L.
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publishDate 2001
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subject_facet Birds -- Fiction, Chinese Americans -- Fiction, Grandfathers -- Fiction, Pets -- Fiction
title_display Happy birthday Mr. Kang
title_full Happy birthday Mr. Kang / Susan L. Roth
title_short Happy birthday Mr. Kang
topic_facet Birds, Chinese Americans, Grandfathers, Pets