This book of poems, with their multi-cultural insight, was a wonderful read. Poems like, A Belated Birthday, shows a depth of sadness, as only three lines are used. Other poems are fun and show a sense of humor; Speak Up is one such poem.
This book of poems, with their multi-cultural insight, was a wonderful read. Janet Wong showed me through her poetry, of what life was like growing up Chinese-Korean in an American society. I never had a chance to see what life was like for that section of society. I have known Mexicans, Puerto Ricans, Brazilians, African-Americans, and Indians, but each culture is different. It is written in a conversation format and made me want to read it with another person.
Start by marking Good Luck Gold and Other Poems as Want to Read . From jacket: Janet Wong's poems reflect her experience growing up as a multicultural Asian-American child in Los Angeles.
Start by marking Good Luck Gold and Other Poems as Want to Read: Want to Read savin. ant to Read. Overall, the poems in this book provide opportunities for discussion around topics such as family roles, like in her poem "Lessons", in which Wong describes her duties at home in comparison to the "lessons" that her friends enjoy. Good Luck Gold and Other Poems is a great resource for young readers to enhance their understanding about immigration or to allow them the opportunity to identify with similarities in their own life.
Poems deal with the joys and sorrows of growing up Chinese American, and the prejudice which Chinese Americans sometimes face
Poems deal with the joys and sorrows of growing up Chinese American, and the prejudice which Chinese Americans sometimes face. A lot of books of poems are full of just funny poems, or only serious poems, but this book has a great mix of both! I can find poems for all my feelings here! 0.
book, Good Luck and Other Poems. Wong has a brother who died when he was a teenager. When she was seven, her family moved to San Anselmo in Marin Country. When she was seven, her family moved to San Anselmo in Marin Country Wong is married and lives in Medina. During her junior year at UCLA, Wong went to France to study art history at the Université de Bordeaux
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4) Good Luck Gold (Janet Wong). When I was a baby one month old, my grandparents gave me good luck gold: a golden ring so soft it bends, a golden necklace hooked at the ends, a golden bracelet with coins that say I will be rich and happy someday. I wish that gold would work real soon. I need my luck this afternoon. 5) Hard Luck (Edgar Albert Guest).
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Janet Siu Wong is an American children's books writer and poet. Prior to becoming an author she worked as a corporate and labor lawyer. Wong graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Arts in history. Poems deal with the joys and sorrows of growing up Chinese American, and the prejudice which Chinese Americans sometimes face.