“I wrote Surprise Moon to show children all about the Vietnamese Mid-Autumn Moon Festival (Tet Trung Thu), its lanterns, parades, moon cakes, and family fun.”
Mid-Autumn Moon Festival:
Sept. 30, 2012
Sept. 19, 2013
Sept. 8, 2014
May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage Month.
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Illustrator Felicia Hoshino
Nick shows his friends how to celebrate the Vietnamese Autumn Moon Festival, Tet Trung Thu. They’re in for a delicious surprise when they share moon cakes!
Level: Guided Reading Level I
Paperback, 16 pages, 211 words + Note
Surprise Moon is one of 22 titles in Bebop Books’ Teachers College Alternative Reading Assessment Kit for Grades K-2, along with running records, student profiles, teacher scripts and tips, and assessment charts.