Meet Dr. Virginia Loh


Dr. Virginia Loh-Hagan is an author, educator, and curriculum designer. She is a faculty member and Team Leader of two teaching credential programs at San Diego State University. She was a K-8 teacher, community college reading instructor, and program chair for an online university. She has a wide range of experiences in the public school, e-Learning, and higher education/teacher preparation settings. She has a B.A. in English and a Masters in Elementary Education (K-8) and Special Education, specializing in Learning Disabilities (K-12), from the University of Virginia. Upon graduation, she received the “Outstanding Woman Scholar in Education” award. She earned her Doctorate in Education with an emphasis in Literacy from SDSU-USD in May 2008; her dissertation—for which she received a ChLA Beiter Graduate Student Research Grant award from the Children’s Literature Association and for which she has published peer-reviewed articles and conducted presentations—was a qualitative study on the cultural authenticity of Asian-American children’s literature.


Chinese New Year Books for All Ages

Celebrate Chinese New Year by reading some books to your child or borrow a cookbook and fact book to read for yourself.

Did you know that 2018 is the Year of the Dog? Read some fun facts about the Year of the Dog.

Read a fun book to your child about Chinese New Year!

Learn the meaning behind the Chinese New Year and how the costumes, decorations, food, and other customs, such as the dragon parade, are associated with it.

Chinese New Year is a snapshot of the Chinese culture. Read this book and learn about the history behind Chinese New Year.

Read a fun story about Chinese New Year with your baby or toddler!

Looking to cook a delicious Chinese New Year dinner for your family? Borrow this book and learn some new and yummy recipes.

More delicious and mouthwastering recipes to help you prepare for your Chinese New Year dinner.

Create some decorations and crafts for your house using this handy Chinese New Year craft book.

Read a Dual-Language storybook with your child in both Chinese and English!

Learn how to celebrate Chinese New Year.

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