Title Profile & Character Information

The Year of the Rat

Annotation
In the Chinese Year of the Rat, a young Taiwanese American girl faces many challenges: her best friend moves to California and a new boy comes to her school, she must find the courage to forge ahead with her dream of becoming a writer and illustrator, and she must learn to find the beauty in change.

Characters
NamePacy
GenderGirl

GenreFiction
Juvenile
Multicultural
TopicsHolidays
Asian Americans
Friendship
Life changes
School
Moving
SettingNew York