New PDF release: A Kid's Guide to Asian American History: More than 70

By Valerie Petrillo

ISBN-10: 1556526342

ISBN-13: 9781556526343

ISBN-10: 155652840X

ISBN-13: 9781556528408

Hands-on actions, video games, and crafts introduce childrens to the variety of Asian American cultures and educate them in regards to the humans, studies, and occasions that experience formed Asian American heritage. This e-book is damaged down into sections overlaying American descendents from a variety of Asian international locations, together with China, Japan, Korea, Philippines, India, Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia. subject matters contain the heritage of immigration from Asian international locations, vital occasions in U.S. background, sidebars on recognized Asian american citizens, language classes, and actions that spotlight arts, video games, nutrients, garments, special celebrations, and folklore. little ones can paint a calligraphy banner, perform Tai Chi, fold an origami puppy or cat, construct a eastern rock backyard, build a Korean kite, prepare dinner bibingka, and create a chalk rangoli. A time line, word list, and suggestions for websites, books, video clips, and museums around out this multicultural consultant.

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It was decided that the Central Pacific Railroad would build its track from Sacramento, California, and head east, and the Union Pacific Railroad would start its track in Omaha, Nebraska, and head west. They would meet at Promontory Summit in Utah. By this time, the gold rush was over and Chinese immigrants were looking for new ways to make money. The Chinese, despite their small size, were excellent laborers who worked hard in teams of 12 to 20 men. They had their own foremen, as well as cooks who made traditional Chinese food.

This is to prevent the dumplings from bursting. Now remove the pot from the burner and cover. Let sit for 10 minutes. Gently remove each dumpling with the slotted cooking spoon and allow to drain. Place on serving platter. Repeat steps 6–8 for the rest of the dumplings. To make the dipping sauce: mix soy sauce and rice wine vinegar; add green onions. Pour into small bowl. Dip and eat! 39 02 (007-064) chapter 02 2/1/07 2:48 PM Page 40 Make a Lai See: Chinese Red Envelope C hinese New Year would not be complete without Chinese red envelopes, or lai see (ly see).

Place on serving platter. Repeat steps 6–8 for the rest of the dumplings. To make the dipping sauce: mix soy sauce and rice wine vinegar; add green onions. Pour into small bowl. Dip and eat! 39 02 (007-064) chapter 02 2/1/07 2:48 PM Page 40 Make a Lai See: Chinese Red Envelope C hinese New Year would not be complete without Chinese red envelopes, or lai see (ly see). Children and unmarried young people greet adults by saying, “Gong hay fat choy,” which means “Wishing you prosperity and wealth,” and in return the adults give them little red envelopes decorated with symbols for luck and wealth with money inside.

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