Firecrackers, family, a Lion dancer, and loud drums are all parts of Grace's Chinese New Year celebrations in this Step 2 Reader!
Sweep away the bad luck; sweep in the good luck—it's Chinese New Year! Grace and her family are getting ready for the festivities. They're hanging red lanterns, and, yum....what's that smell? Grace's grandmother is making dumplings! Grace's whole family comes together to celebrate their traditions and she is so excited!
Step 2 Readers use basic vocabulary and short sentences to tell simple stories, for children who recognize familiar words and can sound out new words with help. Rhyme and rhythmic text paired with picture clues help children decode the story.