Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; Reprint edition (January 1, 2009)

The Year of the Rat (A Pacy Lin Novel)

Author: Grace Lin

In this sequel to Year of the Dog, Pacy has another big year in store for her. The Year of the Dog was a very lucky year: she met her best friend Melody and discovered her true talents. However, the Year of the Rat brings big changes: Pacy must deal with Melody moving to California, find the courage to forge on with her dream of becoming a writer and illustrator, and learn to face some of her own flaws. Pacy encounters prejudice, struggles with acceptance, and must find the beauty in change.

Based on the author's childhood adventures, Year of the Rat, features the whimsical black and white illustrations and the hilarious and touching anecdotes that helped Year of the Dog earn rave reviews and satisfied readers.


Paperback: 208 pages

Publication Date: January 1, 2009

Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

Author: Grace Lin

ISBN-13: 978-0316033619

Series: A Pacy Lin Novel

Genres: Children's Books, Growing Up & Facts of Life