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Lion Dancer

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Lion Dancer
Ernie Wan's Chinese New Year
by KATE WATERS and MADELINE SLOVENZ-LOW
Photographs by MARTHA COOPER


Six-year-old Ernie Wan is the elder son of a kung fu master. He lives in New York City’s Chinatown with his mother and father, his big sister Jenny, and his little brother Warren.

This is the story of the most important day in Ernie’s life. He has studied kung fu at his father’s studio since he was three. And this Chinese New Year he will perform the lion dance on the streets of New York City!

Come visit Ernie at home, at school, and at the kung fu studio. Learn about his family’s ancient customs. And then share the excitement of Ernie’s first parade as a lion dancer.




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