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Cora Cooks Pancit - Cover
Cora Cooks Pancit
Dorina K. Lazo Gilmore, Lee and Low 2009
Cora is the youngest child in a loving Filipino American family who is finally old enough to help Mama cook her favorite food - pancit. A charming (and beautifully illustrated) story about learning to do real tasks that make a difference. And a celebration of Filipino food, family recipes, and a child feeling important. (Recipe for Plancit and a glossary of Tagalog words included).

Ages: Transition (4-5), Young School Age (5-8)
Languages: Languages other than English or Spanish
Book Types: Story Book
Identity Groups: Asian American, Pacific Islander
Special Topics: Food, Cooking
Strands: Knowledge of Self & Connection to Others