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The Star Maker

author: Yep, Laurence
With the help of his popular Uncle Chester, a young Chinese American boy tries hard to fulfill a promise to have firecrackers for everyone on the Chinese New Year in 1954.
FIC
year: 2011
copies: 25
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 530

The Case Of The Goblin Pearls

author: Yep, Laurence
Lily and her aunt, a Chinese American movie actress, join forces to solve the theft of some priceless pearls and stop the operator of a sweatshop in San Francisco's Chinatown.
FIC
year: 1998
copies: 9
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 780

Dragon Parade

author: Chin, Steven A.
Story of how Chinese and Chinese Americans begin the New Year with a celebration and new start.
394.2
year: 1993
copies: 30
call number/section: 394.2
lexile: 360
subjects: chinese new year, chinese americans, holidays, chinatown (san francisco, calif.) [X]

The New Year Dragon Dilemma

author: Roy, Ron
When Miss Chinatown and the crown go missing from San Fransisco's Chinatown Parade, Holden--Lily, Miss Chinatown's boyfriend--is accused of the crime.
FIC
year: 2011
copies: 21
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 550

Buster Changes His Luck

author: Brown, Marc Tolon
Buster meets new friends in San Francisco's Chinatown who teach him about the Chinese New Year and good luck symbols in Chinese culture.
FIC
year: 2006
copies: 5
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 590
subjects: rabbits, postcards, san francisco (calif.), chinatown (san francisco, calif.) [X]

The Magic Paintbrush

author: Yep, Laurence
A magic paintbrush transports Steve and his elderly caretakers from their drab apartment in Chinatown to a world of adventures.
FIC
year: 2003
copies: 6
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 440
subjects: chinese americans, grandfathers, old age, magic, wishes, chinatown (san francisco, calif.) [X]

Thief Of Hearts

author: Yep, Laurence
When Stacy is paired with a Chinese girl at school who is accused of theft, she must come to terms with her own Chinese and American heritage.
FIC
year: 2001
copies: 4
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 700
subjects: chinese americans, grandmothers, family life, friendship, stealing, chinatown (san francisco, calif.) [X]

Red Means Good Fortune

author: Goldin, Barbara Diamond
Twelve-year-old Jin Mun, working for his father's laundry in San Francisco Chinatown, is shocked to discover that one of his neighbors is a slave girl, forbidden to leave her house.
FIC
year: 1994
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 580
subjects: chinese americans, chinatown (san francisco, ca.), slavery, chinatown (san francisco, calif.) [X]

Life In San Francisco's Chinatown

author: Isaacs, Sally Senzell
An overview of life for the Chinese immigrants living in San Francisco from 1840 through 1910, including their employment, family life, and everyday activities, as well as the prejudice they faced.
979.4
year: 2003
copies: 1
call number/section: 979.4
lexile:
subjects: chinese americans, san francisco (calif.), chinatown (san francisco, calif.) [X]

The Case Of The Firecrackers

author: Yep, Laurence
When a prop gun used during the making of a television show turns out to have real bullets, twelve-year-old Lily Lew and Auntie, her movie actress great-aunt, comb San Francisco's Chinatown in search of the culprit responsible for loading the gun.
FIC
year: 1999
copies: 5
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 570
subjects: chinese americans, mystery and detective stories, mystery fiction, chinatown (san francisco, calif.) [X]

The Case Of The Lion Dance

author: Yep, Laurence
When $2000 is stolen during the opening of a restaurant, Lily and her aunt, a Chinese American movie actress, search for the thief throughout San Francisco's Chinatown.
FIC
year: 1999
copies: 3
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 730
subjects: mystery and detective stories, chinese americans, mystery fiction, chinatown (san francisco, calif.) [X]

Donald Duk

author: Chin, Frank
On the eve of the Chinese New Year in San Francisco's Chinatown, twelve-year-old Donald Duk attempts to deal with his comical name and his feelings for his cultural heritage.
FIC
year: 1997
copies: 1
call number/section: FIC
lexile:
subjects: chinese americans, chinatown (san francisco), chinatown (san francisco, calif.) [X]

Miss Fortune Cookie

author: Bjorkman, Lauren
Erin, a non-Chinese teenager living in San Francisco's Chinatown, ghostwrites an online advice column, but when a reply to her ex-best friend backfires, Erin's carefully constructed life takes a crazy spin.
FIC
year: 2012
copies: 2
call number/section: FIC
lexile: 660

China Dolls

author: See, Lisa
"In 1938, Ruby, Helen and Grace, three girls from very different backgrounds, find themselves competing at the same audition for showgirl roles at San Francisco's exclusive "Oriental" nightclub, the Forbidden City.
FIC
year: 2014
copies: 2
call number/section: FIC
lexile:

Flower Drum Song

author: Hwang, David Henry
Contains the dramatic text of an adaptation of Richard Rogers and Oscar Hammerstein II's Broadway musical, "Flower Drum Song," in which a young, traditional, Chinese woman arrives in San Francisco to take part in an arranged marriage to a nightclub owner, only to discover he is in love with his club's star singer.
812
year: 2003
copies: 1
call number/section: 812
lexile:
subjects: chinese american women, women immigrants, chinatown (san francisco, calif.) [X], san francisco (calif.)

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