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Henry and the kite dragon

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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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Level 3.6, 0.5 Points
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AD: Adult Directed 580L
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Grouped Work ID b68ed5e0-9146-bcb7-9e11-5f24c51e39c8
Full title henry and the kite dragon
Author hall bruce edward
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-22 23:05:13PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-22 10:04:31AM

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author Hall, Bruce Edward.
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publishDate 2004
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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