Hoang Breaks the Lucky Teapot by Rosemary K Breckler

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Using courage and resourcefulness, Hoang, a young Vietnamese boy, must bring good fortune back to his family after he breaks their lucky teapot.
 

About Rosemary K Breckler

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Born in 1940 in Philadelphia, PA, author and illustrator Deborah Kogan Ray studied painting and printmaking at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. She is the author of eight books and the illustrator of more than 60 books for children. Among her many awards are the Drexel Citation for Career Distinction in the Field of Books for Children and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant Award for Painting. Her paintings and prints of landscape and nature subjects have been shown in 42 one-person and hundreds of group exhibitions in museums and galleries. They are in private and public collections throughout the world.
 
Published April 27, 1992 by Houghton Mifflin. 1 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Imagining a dragon in the steam behind his mother (``Ma''), a young Vietnamese hurls a ball at it, accidentally breaking a precious heirloom teapot that his family believes embodies their good luck.

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The prized teapot is one of the few things Hoang's family brought to the U.S. from Vietnam--a gift from the boy's grandmother and imagined receptacle of good luck.

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