Annotations for Star Maker


Baker & Taylor
With the help of his Uncle Chester, Artie, a Chinese-American boy who feels like the outsider of the family, tries hard to fulfill a promise to have firecrackers for everyone on the Chinese New Year in 1954. 12,000 first printing.

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HARPERCOLL

If only Artie had kept his mouth shut.

But his mean cousin Petey was putting him down, so Artie started bragging.

Now he has to come up with enough money to buy firecrackers for all his cousins by the Lunar New Year.

Luckily, there's one person he can count on . . . Uncle Chester!

Newbery Honor Book author Laurence Yep celebrates family and Chinese New Year traditions in this story of a boy and his uncle who discover that age doesn't matter when it comes to helping out a friend.



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