When the villagers hire a famous hunter to kill the tiger rumored to live in the woods, only one young boy wishes to protect the animal; and, in fact, the hunter knows more than one way to shoot a tiger.
A Chinese boy rescues a starving baby panda, and, in the process, learns why pandas are endangered, and what the government is doing to save them.
While on an expedition to western China with his father, twelve-year-old Jake sees a panda but when he tries to take its picture the camera breaks and no one believes his story.
This book portrays a gritty game of street basketball being played literally around the world, from New York to Australia to China, and elsewhere, and then back to New York.
An informative look at the little-known Xinjiang Province of China, closed to foreigners in 1949 and only reopened in 1984, detailing its history, its use as a testing ground for nuclear weapons, its natural resources, and its people.
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.