When Paddling Librarians Procrastinate...

... we hunt for books about dragon boats. Today's target was the Asian Reading Room of the Library of Congress. Found this:
Moonbeams, Dumplings, and Dragon Boats: A Treasury of Chinese Holiday Tales, Activities, and Recipes
by Nina Simonds and Leslie Swartz

Presents background, related stories, traditional foods, and activities for five Chinese celebrations--Chinese New Year, the Lantern Festival, Qing Ming (honoring ancestors), the Dragon Boat Festival, and the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival. For grades 4-7. 2002.
Know a middle schooler who's into dragon boats? Then check it out.


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