Red is a Dragon : A book of Colors

By Roseanne Thong, Illustrated by Grace Lin (Chronicle Books – 2001)                          A Chinese American girl provides rhyming descriptions of the great variety of colors she sees around her from the red of a dragon, firecrackers, and lychees to the brown of her teddy bear. Many of the featured object are Asian in origin, but all are universal in appeal.>>>More details of some words related Chinese culture are found on the last pages.