The Year of the Dog - Chapters 1 – 6 Summary & Analysis

Grace Lin
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Chapter 1: A Sweet New Year – Pacy and her family, originally from Taiwan but now living in New Hartford, New York, are called all night by relatives still living in Taiwan to wish them a Happy Chinese New Year. Pacy’s older sister Lissy and their Mom are in the kitchen cooking delicious food while Pacy teachers her younger sister, Ki-ki, how to draw a dog to celebrate The Year of the Dog. Dad is talking on the phone. Pacy, Lissy, and Mom explain the Year of the Dog is a good year for family and friendships (and finding best friends) because dogs are faithful. It is also a good year to find oneself because dogs are honest and sincere. Mom then has Pacy and Ki-ki prepare the New Year candy tray, including sticky Chinese melon taffy candy and M and M's since there is...

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