After her father’s death, Lu Si-Yan’s uncle sells her to a rich family who expect her to work as their servant until she is old enough to marry their son, but when she runs away things only get worse.
A description of what life is like in the modern Chinese city of Changsha for the children who live there.
Six-year-old Little Pear has many adventures with Big Head and his other friends in his village in China.
A Chinese American girl describes the festivities surrounding her uncle’s Chinese wedding and the customs behind each one.
In a novel based on Chinese Cinderella tales, fourteen-year-old stepchild Xing-Xing endures a life of neglect and servitude, as her stepmother cruelly mutilates her own child’s feet so that she alone might marry well.
The mischievous Monkey King attempts to achieve immortality the easy way, gains god-like powers, and wreaks havoc in heaven.
This book tells of Han Wu Di, an influential ruler of ancient China for 54 years, and also covers religious beliefs, clothing and adornment, and inventions and the arts of the time period.
When Xiao Ming goes with his mother to the beach, he likes to splash in the water and dry off in the sun just like everyone else. But his favorite thing to do is to draw in the sand with a stick. Today, his mother is helping him learn Chinese. Xiao Ming thinks writing Chinese characters is just like drawing pictures.
When a dragon snatches the youngest of seven talented Chinese sisters, the other six come to her rescue, in a delightfully illustrated update of a classic Chinese folktale.
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