cover image Dumpling Soup

Dumpling Soup

Jama Kim Rattigan. Little, Brown Books for Young Readers, $6.99 (32pp) ISBN 978-0-316-73047-1

A girl helps her ""chop suey"" (mixed up) family make the dumplings for their traditional New Year's Eve meal, in this slice of Korean-Chinese-Japanese-Hawaiian-Anglo life. ""As warm and comforting as homemade soup,"" said PW. Ages 4-8. (Apr.)