Sam and the Lucky Money by Karen Chinn

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Published by Tandem Library .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Social Issues - Values,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Chinese Americans,
  • Chinese New Year,
  • Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 1-2

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatSchool & Library Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9840178M
ISBN 100613058224
ISBN 109780613058223
OCLC/WorldCa664351851

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Sam receives "lucky money" from his grandparents. They tell him he can spend it any way he likes. Sam discovers the amount of his gift is not enough to buy the treats he considers but is too much to waste foolishly. When he notices that a homeless man he knows has bare feet he uses the money to buy the man a pair of socks.

It is a touching by: 4. Sam and the Lucky Money is a realistic fiction picture book about a boy named Sam who received a red envelope (lai see) with money from his grandparents for Chinese New Year. This year, Sams mom said Sam could spend his lucky money however he wants. In Chinatown, Sam notices a new toy store and decides it was the place to spend his money/5.

The overall message was great, with Sam realizing how lucky he is and wanting to help another. This book does have a little more text per page, so I’d recommend it for slightly older children who like to sit still for a little bit longer stories/5(1).

Sam, a young Chinese American boy, receives four lucky dollars from his grandparents for Chinese New Year. Sam is very excited with his new treasure. This year he can spend his lucky money on anything he wishes, rather than on socks or a notebook as in past years.

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This is a beautiful story that can be read at any time of the year. Great for reading comprehension advancement program. Your children will identify with Sam’s difficult decision as he browses the toy store and the bakery.

But Sam surprises us all by giving his money to a stranger who doesn’t have any shoes. This book will spark a discussion about feeling lucky with what we have and helping others in creative and small ways. In her picture book debut, author Karen Chinn tells the affecting story of a child who discovers that sometimes the best gifts come from the heart.

Sam can hardly wait to go shopping with his mom. It's Chinese New Year's day and his grandparents have given him the traditional gift of lucky money-red envelopes called leisees (lay-sees).

Lee & Low Books Sam and the Lucky Money Teacher’s Guide p.2 feast, usually consisting of such foods as dumplings, fish, and cake, is prepared for the New Year’s Eve dinner. On New Year’s day, people rest, exchange presents, enjoy friends and families and various Size: KB. Sam receives "lucky money" from his grandparents.

They tell him he can spend it any way he likes. Sam discovers the amount of his gift is not enough to buy the treats he considers but is too much to waste foolishly.

When he notices that a homeless man he knows has bare feet he uses the money to buy the man a pair of socks. It is a touching story/5(28).

Sam and the Lucky Money. By Cornelius Van Wright, Deciding to forgo a tasty sweet or a new toy for himself, Sam donates his money instead to a barefoot homeless man. SAVE TO LIST LIST PRICE $ YOU SAVE $ Other Books You Might Like. Description of the book "Sam and the Lucky Money": Sam can hardly wait to go shopping with his mom.

It's Chinese New Year's day and his grandparents have given him the traditional gift of lucky money red envelopes called leisees (lay-sees). This year Sam is finally old enough to spend it any way he chooses. Buy a cheap copy of Sam and the Lucky Money book by Karen Chinn. It's Chinese New Year in Chinatown, and young Sam has four dollars of New Year money burning a hole in his pocket.

As he and his mother are milling through the Free shipping over $/5(5). Get this from a library. Sam and the lucky money. [Karen Chinn; Cornelius Van Wright; Ying-Hwa Hu] -- Sam must decide how to spend the lucky money.

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Sam quickly learns that four dollars is not a lot of money, and at first he is disappointed. In the end, he learns an even greater lesson, that not everyone is as lucky to have a life like his. A great message and some fantastic watercolors make this a winning book Price: $ () was born in Seattle, Washington, and received a bachelor's degree in Communications from the University of Washington.

She lived in Seattle, WA with her husband and daughter. Same and the Lucky Money was her first picture book. Sam and the Lucky Money. Sam can hardly wait to go shopping with his mom. It's Chinese New Year's day and his grandparents have given him the traditional gift of lucky money-red envelopes called leisees (lay-sees).

This year Sam is finally old enough to spend it any way he chooses. Books similar to Sam and the Lucky Money Sam and the Lucky Money. by Karen Chinn. avg. rating Ratings. Sam can hardly wait to go shopping with his mom.

It's Chinese New Year's day and his grandparents have given him the traditional gift of lucky money-red envelopes called leisees (lay-sees). This year. But the money turns out to be lucky for Sam afer all when he finds just the right way to spend it. Karen Chinn's charming story of a young boy's first understanding of value is accompanied by expressive watercolors which capture the bustling excitement of Chinatown on New Year's Day, as well as Sam's many moods.

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Sam and the Lucky Money. By Karen Chinn Illustrations by Cornelius Van Wright, Ying-Hwa Hu. View the Teacher's Guide. DOWNLOAD THIS GUIDE AS A PDF. About This Title. Bilingual English/Spanish and Dual Language Books, Chinese Culture Collection, RITELL PreK-2 Collection, Social and Emotional Learning Collection, Realistic Fiction Collection.

- Sam and the Lucky Money by Karen Chinn, Cornelius Van Wright (Illustrator), Ying-Hwa Hu (Illustrator). Chinese New Year books for children. Sam decide on the best way of all to spend his “lucky” money. OBJECTIVES "Children will learn Chinese customs and cele-brations.

"Children will explore decision making. "Children will investigate the value of money. BEFORE VIEWING ACTIVITIES Share the book Sam And The Lucky Moneywith the children. Then ask: "What did Sam’s grandparents.

Sam receives "lucky money" from his grandparents. They tell him he can spend it any way he likes. Sam discovers the amount of his gift is not enough to buy the treats he considers but is too much to waste foolishly.

When he notices that a homeless man he knows has bare feet he uses the money to buy the man a pair of socks. It is a touching story/5(40). Sam and the Lucky Money by Chinn, Karen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at x - Sam and the Lucky Money by Chinn, Karen - AbeBooks Passion for books.

But when Sam meets an old homeless man on the street without any shoes, he realizes that perhaps there are more important things that he can do with his lucky money.

Soft watercolor paintings emphasize the emotional impact of this tale of generosity for the New Year. Sam thought about sweet oranges and "lucky money": crisp dollar bills tucked in small red envelopes called leisees.

Sam's grandparents gave him leisees every New Year. Each envelope was decorated with a symbol of luck: Two golden mandarins, A Chinese junk. Sam meets a stranger who helps him make the perfect decision on how to spend his lucky money.

For more information on Digital Rights, please contact Weston Woods at or [email protected] Summary/Review: Sam must decide how to spend the lucky money he's received for Chinese New Year.

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© Lee & Low (P) Weston Woods. Sam and the Lucky Money This is a story study for Sam and the Lucky Money by Karen Chinn. 11 pages of student work, plus an answer key. This Sam and the Lucky Money story study includes the following: • Story study title page for students • Before reading worksheet • Author research worksheet • Character chart • Dictionary Look-up sheets • Vocabulary Study sheet • 4/5(12).

Sam and the Lucky Money. By Karen Chinn and Illustrated by Cornelius Van Wright and Ying-Hwa Hu. Published by Lee & Low Books Inc. in The Story: Sam receives money from his parents for Chinese New Year, so he goes with his mother to searching for items to buy for himself, Sam ultimately decides to give his money to a.

I think Sam and the Lucky Money is a book every child should read. It tells a heartwarming story about a little boy getting "lucky money" from his grandparents for Chinese New Year.

He is so excited about spending his money but realizes with 4 dollars, he cannot get what he wanted.4/5(11). Sam and the Lucky Money | Sam can hardly wait to go shopping with his mom.

It's Chinese New Year's day and his grandparents have given him the traditional gift of lucky money–red envelopes called leisees (lay-sees). This year Sam is finally old. Sam can hardly wait to go shopping with his mom.

It's Chinese New Year's day and his grandparents have given him the traditional gift of lucky money–red envelopes called leisees (lay-sees). This year Sam is finally old enough to spend it any way he chooses. Best of all, he gets to spend his lucky money in his favorite place — Chinatown.

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It's Chinese New Year's day and his grandparents have given him the traditional gift of lucky money-red envelopes called leisees (lay-sees). This year Sam is finally old enough to spend it any way he chooses.

Best of all, he gets to spend his lucky money in his favorite place -- Chinatown!/5(41). Sam receives four bright red envelopes decorated with shiny gold emblems as part of the traditional Chinese New Year celebration, each containing a dollar. He accompanies his mother through Chinatown - and realizes that the "lucky money.Sam has his own money to spend.

He must decide how to spend it. How would you spend your money? Or would you rather save it? On the back cover of this book is the Chinese character for "lucky money". Read to find out what lucky money is!

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