Title Profile & Character Information

The Year of the Dog

Annotation
This funny and profound debut novel by prolific illustrator Lin tells the story of young Pacy who, as she celebrates the Chinese New Year with her family, discovers this is the year she is supposed to "find herself." Illustrations.

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