Title Profile & Character Information

The Year of the Dog

Annotation
Frustrated at her seeming lack of talent for anything, a young Taiwanese American girl sets out to apply the lessons of the Chinese Year of the Dog, those of making best friends and finding oneself, to her own life.

Awards
2007  American Library Association Notable Books for Children

Characters
NamePacy
TraitAsian American

GenreFamily
Fiction
Juvenile
TopicsAsian Americans
Asian culture
Self-discovery
Personal growth
Family relationships
Friendship
Contests