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The Chinese Zodiac

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Cat and Rat: The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac - Ed Young
Introduces the Chinese zodiac and relates how each of its twelve signs was named for an animal selected by the Jade Emperor. Includes a table showing the signs for the years 1900 through 2007, and the character traits of each sign.


Resources about Chinese New Year

This guide offers book, film, curriculum, and website resources for teaching and learning about Chinese New Year. Most books and films listed in this guide are available from the Primary Source Library. Please contact the librarian if you are interested in checking out or using sources from the library collection. Contact information for the Primary Source Library can be found in the right column of every page. Use the blue tabs above to navigate through this guide.

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